Re: Phonological terminology question
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 18, 2003, 17:37|
>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
> > used for a single word, "jo" /ju/, which means "yes" although it is
> > inserted into a conversation as a means of saying "I hear you, I am
> > 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
>And thinking even more, it's common around here to add
>a /p/ at the end. So you get "yup", but Swedishized,
>voiceless and ingressive. /Cu_0p/. :)
That ought to be a voiceless palatal approximant rather than a fullblown
fricative, oughtn't it? I better don't ask how to IPAize a voiceless
ingressive palatal approximant ...
Herearounds, you may also hear ingressive /ja/. It appears to be a female
thing, but I could be wrong on that.
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