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  1. Alternative spelling of palatalization
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Common secondary articulations are labialisation, palatalisation, velarisation and pharyngealisation.
Nouns are marked for case in a number of ways, most commonly involving various combinations of lenition, palatalisation and suffixation.
The most crucial aspects of the development of Faroese are diphthongisation and palatalisation.
In particular, it shares the palatalisation of velar consonants also found in Old English.
The only other study of the processes of consonantal change is his 13 pages-long paper of 1935 on palatalisation, published in the year of his death.

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