Null Onset

Some articles on onset, onsets:

Syllable Rime - Structure - Onset
... Most syllables have an onset ... Some languages restrict onsets to be only a single consonant, while others allow multiconsonant onsets according to various rules ... For example, in English, onsets such as pr-, pl- and tr- are possible but tl- is not, and sk- is possible but ks- is not ...

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