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Re: Whistling Shibilants in IPA? Help!

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, July 19, 2004, 20:28
Steg Belsky wrote:

> On Jul 19, 2004, at 10:26 AM, Paul Roser wrote: >
>> I can sort of get a whistling sound if I make an apico-alveolar >> sibilant, but the whistling becomes more pronounced if I added >> labialization (lips shaped like I'm pronouncing /o/ or /u/). Adding >> pharyngealization/tongue root retraction does seem to increase the >> whistle somewhat. So a pharyngealized or RTR apico-alveolar, I'd >> guess. Bfowu > > > > Thanks a lot! > So it'd be something like /s_a_q/ in C-XSAMPA, then. Horribly > complicated but cool.
I think labialization, or labial fricative coarticulation is important too. The [x__P_O] my dad used for /x/ was very whistly. -- /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson (delete X) Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant! (Tacitus)