[ø] “nil consonant”

[ø] “nil consonant”
A notation indicating a vanished sound, used only in phonetic rules.

References ✧ PE19/74, 83, 95, 97; VT47/6, 12; WJ/368

Phonetic Development

medial [h] vanished except before [t], [s] -ø- < -h- ✧ PE19/74 (h > [ø]; medially); VT47/6 (ʒ > [ø]); WJ/368 (h > [ø]; medial)
medial [h] vanished except before [t], [s] V̄øC < VhC ✧ VT47/12 (ʒ > [V̄ø]; before other consonants [not s, t])
AQ. [r] after consonant cluster developed a preceding [a] CCør > CCar ✧ PE19/83 (r > ar; after consonant groups)
medial [ŋj], [ŋw] became [ŋgj], [ŋgw] -ŋj- > -ŋgj- ✧ PE19/74 (ñy > ñgy)
medial [ŋj], [ŋw] became [ŋgj], [ŋgw] -ŋw- > -ŋgw- ✧ PE19/74 (ñw > *ñgw)
medial [ŋj], [ŋw] became [ŋgj], [ŋgw] -ŋø{wj}- > -ŋg{wj}- ✧ PE19/95 (ñ > ñg); PE19/97 (ñy, ñw > ññy, ññw > ñgy, ñgw)