[u]

[u]

References ✧ PE18/83, 98; PE19/103, 105

Variations

Element In

Phonetic Development

final [j], [w] became [i], [u] -u < -w ✧ PE19/103 (w > u; finally)
medial [h] vanished except before [t], [s] VhC > V̄øC ✧ PE18/98 ( > [ū]; before a consonant)

ᴹ✶[u]

References ✧ PE18/32, 60; PE19/53

Variations

Element In


ᴱ✶[u]

References ✧ PE12/3, 10, 14

Variations

Element In

Phonetic Development

ᴱQ. short syllabic [ṇ] became [a] + homorganic nasal, [i] before palatals or [u] before labials ump < ṇp ✧ PE12/10 (short nasals + p > um)
ᴱQ. [j], [w] became [i], [u] after a vowel Vw > Vu ✧ PE12/14 (ū̆ > )