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    but the becomes bə ə. what name is this process ?

    What do we call sounds like these ?

    But the ----- bə ə

    But by ------ bə baɪ

    that my ----- ə maɪ

    Do these example represent deletion process of the sound [t]?


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    Re: but the becomes bə ə. what name is this process ?

    1. lagging assimilation, along with tapping.
    2/3. stop 1 + stop 2 > stop 2 ( a known phenomenon in lower register)

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