Difference between revisions of "Western Saamic"
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Features distinguishing Western Saamic from Eastern Saamic include:
- Development *š > *jh before k,t,n
- Development of "prothetic stops" in long nasals (with the exception of Sea Saami dialects of North Saami)
- Assimilation of nasal + stop > geminated stop (except after an initial nasal)