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According to this continuum, labials followed by dorsals are the preferred onsets and apicals (followed by laminais) are the preferred codas. 3, where most of the Wambaya consonant clusters fall, is that part of the table where apical codas (the first element of the cluster) are coupled with labial and dorsal onsets (the second element of the cluster). Furthermore, labial codas and apical onsets (both of which are least preferred according to the continuum) occur only in homorganic nasal—stop clusters (which are excluded from discussion by Hamilton).
McGregor argues that in Gooniyandi the alveolar tap /rr/ forms a natural class with the laterals, defined by the feature [liquid] (although distinguished by the feature [lateral]) (1988b:166, 169-171). There is some evidence to suggest that this may also be a possible analysis for Wambaya: 6 Hale (1959:i) gives -nka as the Wambaya dative suffix, and -ngga as the Gudanji version. In my corpus. the two appear as variants of each other, without any obvious dialectal difference. Phonetics and phonology 21 (i) /rr/, /rl/ and /1/ behave as a class, being the only sounds that can precede /w/ in a consonant cluster (the other lateral /ly/ does not occur in consonant clusters).
Some examples follow; see example A below for a sample derivation: la. rra Brunette Downs Station b. 'laa bone gidgee tree c. e. the second syllable). The first syllable will at this stage remain unassigned, as in example A below. Rule (i)b applies to morphemes that do not have heavy syllables (note that long vowels are very rare in Wambaya, so this type of morpheme is the most common). According to Rule (i)b, if (i)a cannot apply (because there are no heavy syllables), foot formation begins with the initial syllable of the morpheme.