Chapter 3 Phonological words: Calling all
... Second, when a onset contains a sequence of two consonants, the
first consonant of the sequence must be an obstruent—an oral stop or
fricative. So while we find sequences like /tr√k/ ‘truck’, or /drAp/, ‘drop’
we never find sequences like /rt√k/, ‘rtuck’, or /rdAp/, ‘rdop’.
Phonotactic Rule #6: The ...