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1-9) is go7-étt-iis ‗he was served, he used‘, in which the non-geminated glottal stop does not seem to be a glide (cf. 7imm-íis ‗he gave‘, 7im-étt-iis ‗it was given‘). Lamberti and Sottile (1997: 29) say that ‗In word-initial position . . ʔ and h seem to alternate freely, at least they do so by some lexemes‘. However, Azeb (2002: 80) denies it, and I agree with her. There is no free variation between /7/ and /h/. ) innovation, namely epenthesizing [h] in underlyingly vowel-initial words‘ cannot be sustained.

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