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Re: Conlang with whistles

From:Joseph Fatula <fatula3@...>
Date:Friday, February 21, 2003, 23:24
From: "Jan van Steenbergen" <ijzeren_jan@...>
Subject: Re: Conlang with whistles

> Have you considered ingressive whistling? It's very easy to do (as a
matter of
> fact, when I was a child is learnt to do that before I learnt to whistle > normally). There is even a nice trill to it: when your tongue is
> under the opening of the mouth with a small amount of saliva on it.
The problem with ingressive whistling (at least as a phonemic constrast) is that it sounds the same as exgressive? whistling. At least for me.