Re: A very rough draft of Tech orthography
|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 1, 2003, 1:36|
From: "Steg Belsky" <draqonfayir@...>
> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 02:22:36 -0600 Danny Wier <dawier@...>
> > http://www.geocities.com/dawier/techphon.htm
> > There are many cases of ambiguity (example: voiceless velar ejective
> > vs. voiceless uvular ejective), since I'm still looking for an
> > appropriate diacritic.
> I'm not sure i understand what all the sounds are, but your use of Hebrew
> letters seems fitting, and where they don't seem to fit 'naturally' they
> seem to still work!
> Although i'm a bit confused, it looks like you're using the |ê/ei| /e/
> 'tzeireh' diacritic for /a/; i'd expect 'patahh' /a/ especially since i
> don't see you using it somewheres else.'
That's probably a typo. Hard to see vowel points in that font...
I'm re-doing everything. A better page for Cyrillic is
http://www.geocities.com/dawier/techcyr.htm -- the Hebrew page isn't up yet,
and I HATE the Arabic orthography I came up with. I'm worried I'll have to
use a bunch of extra letters like Sindhi.