RE: ISO 639-3 beta input form (was: Questions re ISO-639-1,2,3)

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Thu Aug 25 2005 - 07:20:55 CDT

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    > From: Philippe Verdy []

    > I would be very curious to know how the name for [aue] can be
    > pronounced, when it combines all these consonnants !
    > Now what does the apostrophe modify, the following vowel or the
    > consonnant or click ? Isn't there a better English name for it,
    instead of
    > this pseudo-IPA phonetic local name?

    As you identify the subject as pertaining to ISO 639-3, please note that
    it should not be assumed that the name listed for any entry is an
    English-language name. It is a name; the standard says nothing about the
    source language.

    Peter Constable

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