Re: U+02C1 and U+02E4

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Tue Jan 27 2004 - 17:13:12 EST

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    Peter asked:

    > What is the difference between U+02C1 and U+02E4? The first is supposed
    > to be a miscellaneous phonetic modifier and apparently the pair of
    > U+02C0 which marks "ejective or glottalized" (not 1996 IPA). Which
    > should be used to mark pharyngealisation (as in 1996 IPA)?

    U+02E4, which as the text says, was an addition "based on 1989 IPA".

    > This needs to
    > be specified somewhere.

    It is: Handbook of the IPA, p. 182.

    > These two characters are not even linked
    > together in the charts.

    Xref's are generally dispensed with when similar characters
    appear together in the same chart.


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