Re: NATLANG: Gaidhlig volunteer needed
|From:||Elliott Lash <erelion12@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 19:00|
--- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
> On 3/21/06, Elliott Lash <erelion12@...>
> > I do know Scottish Gaelic...but I'm not certain
> how to
> > implement IPA fonts on this computer, which isn't
> > mine, but my company's
> Elliott: no pressure. I certainly don't want anyone
> to go to any
> undue trouble. Just pointing out the gap in case
> someone has the
> knowledge, inclination, and means to help.
I'll hopefully have a computer of my own soon enough.
If it hasn't been done by then, I'll try to help.
In the meantime, you might want to use this site:
> Are lenited |bh| and |mh| really [v]? Not [B]?
I really do think they're [v] in Scottish Gaelic. In
Irish, they may be more like [B] or even [w]. In any
event, <mh> sometimes nasalizes the surrounded vowels.
> What's the IPA symbol for a palatalized voiceless
> dental stop? t with
> a superscript j? What about the aspirated version -
> t with a
> superscript j and a superscript h? Is there a
> convention concerning
> which superscript goes first?
I think that the superscript <h> would precede the
<j>, but I might be biased due to my Indo-European
> What the heck is a "velarized dental" (e.g. broad
> single initial
> unlenited |l| and |n|)? How do you do that with
> your tongue??
Aren't they dark-l and dark-n? Like the <l> (in my
dialect) in <look>. They're written with a tilde
through the L and N.
But I think Akerbeltz will help you more.
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