By Kazuhiro Kawachi
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4 pause. 1. 1: Sidaama Consonant Phonemes This language has a series of ejectives (/p’/, /t’/, /k’/, /c’/), like other Eastern Cushitic languages (Hudson 1976) and like other Ethiopian languages (Ferguson 1976: 66-67). Although the favored place of articulation for ejectives is the back of the mouth in many languages including a number of Cushitic languages (Greenberg 1970: 127), Sidaama has /p’/. 2). 2, there is a morphophonemic rule (specifically, the epenthesis of /i/) that applies to consonant clusters including /’m/, /’n/, and /’l/ that would not apply to them if they were single consonants instead of consonant clusters.