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Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, May 11, 2003, 2:17
On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 09:53:31AM +1000, Tristan McLeay wrote:
> The changes we use are: ' and either " or , for primary and secondary > stress respectively. People often use standard X-SAMPA for this too, > though, so a word with only " is probably talking about primary stress. > & for the ae-lig. u\ for u-dashed, i\ for i-dashed. The reason for & for > aelig and u\ for u-dashed is to avoid using { and } as characters > (because they're confusing and ugly), yet some people still insit on > saying that & and { are swapped. This makes very little sense in my > mind. When I have need to talk of the OE ligature, I use /*/, which > isn't taken by any character.
Good to know. So the i\ corresponds to standard SAMPA 1. Zad toer tida [z&d 'to Er ,ti dA] = Thank you -Mark