Re: Phonological terminology question
|Date:||Tuesday, February 18, 2003, 17:54|
On Tuesday 18 February 2003 2:16 pm, Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work wrote:
> Fredrik Ekman wrote:
> > If I understand your description correctly, this exists in most northern
> > Swedish dialects (and in some other Swedish dialects as well). It is only
> > used for a single word, "jo" /ju/, which means "yes" although it is often
> > inserted into a conversation as a means of saying "I hear you, I am still
> > listening" very much as an English speaker might say "uh-huh" or "yeah."
> We have it here in Stockholm as well, but probably not as
> common. And now that I think of it, the sound is actually
> just voiceless /ju/, but inhaled/ingressive. So IPA-wise
> it would be /Cu_0/ but ingressive. I can't find a symbol
> for that.
/j_0_<u_0_</? That's the closest I can get to it...