RE: IPA Null Consonant

From: Andrew C. West (andrewcwest@alumni.princeton.edu)
Date: Tue May 27 2003 - 09:22:10 EDT

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    On Tue, 27 May 2003 15:32:08 +0300, jarkko.hietaniemi@nokia.com wrote:

    > And I can assure you that the Finnish consonant gradation does not change
    > 'k' to the Danish vowel :-) It simply means "disappears" (or in reverse,
    > "appears from nothing").

    In which case writing "k ~ -" is probably misleading.

    U+2205 (EMPTY SET) is at least unambiguous, and I'm not sure that there is any
    intrinsic reason why using a mathematical operator for this purpose is any less
    appropriate than using a vowel letter.

    Andrew



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