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  • Between the dialects which preserved the IndoEuropean velars (especially the breathed plosive q) as velars or back-palatals (gutturals), with or without the addition of a w-sound, and the dialects which converted the velars wholly into labials, for example, Latinian quis contrasted with Oscan, Volscian and Umbrian pis (see further LATIN LANGUAGE).
  • After the voiceless alveolar plosive comes a mid back rounded vowel, and after that a rather long uvular nasal.
  • Although a few languages distinguish between dental and alveolar plosives, most do not.
  • Similarly ' t ' is an unvoiced dental plosive; ' d ' is a voiced dental plosive.
  • Similarly ' t ' is an unvoiced dental plosive; ' d ' is a voiced dental plosive.

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