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? :)