Date: Wed Aug 24 2005 - 13:02:32 CDT
email@example.com wrote on 08/24/2005 12:51:04 PM:
> From: "Chris Harvey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> * [aue] =/Kx'au//'ein (scope=I, Type=L)
> > It is my understanding that:
> > / is for LATIN LETTER DENTAL CLICK (U+01C0)
> > // is for LATIN LETTER LATERAL CLICK (U+01C1)
> > =/ is for LATIN LETTER ALVEOLAR CLICK (U+01C2)
> > ! is for LATIN LETTER RETROFLEX CLICK (U+01C3)
> > ' is for MODIFIER LETTER APOSTROPHE (U+02BC)
> I would be very curious to know how the name for [aue] can be effectively
> pronounced, when it combines all these consonnants !
> Now what does the apostrophe modify, the following vowel or the preceding
> consonnant or click ? Isn't there a better English name for it, instead
> this pseudo-IPA phonetic local name?
Many languages use this in their orthographies for a glottal stop.
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