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Rhotics (was: Poll: What looks best?)

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...>
Date:Friday, July 6, 2007, 9:27
* R A Brown said on 2007-07-06 11:07:06 +0200
> According to the IPA chart, a velar trill is not a possible > sound (the square is not left empty, it is clearly blacked > out). So what are the 'many raspy replacements'?
Any rhotic that is not an alveolar trill, further back than the alveoli and not a tap/flap. That is: /x/, /G/, /X/, /R/, /X\/, /?\/, /R\/ and maybe also /r\'/. Or in UTF8: xɣχʁħʕʀɻ. Now maybe it's time to start the big debate about what, really, does it mean that something is rhotic? :) t.


Paul Bennett <paul.w.bennett@...>
R A Brown <ray@...>rhotics