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Re: CXS (was: Re: NATLANGS: What's that writing system?)

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Saturday, July 8, 2006, 15:34
John Vertical wrote:
> Thomas Leigh wrote: > >The language is Amharic. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to represent > >ejective, or glottalised, consonants in either IPA or CXS, and neither > >of those terms appears in Henrik's IPA to CXS chart,
> The diacritic you're looking for is /_>/, and it does appear under the > title > "Ejectives" in Henrik's chart; 3rd column in the "Non-pulmonic consonants" > section just below the main consonant table. > > Of course, /_?/ works just fine since it is unused & fairly > self-explanatory.
Boaz and Sapir, in the early days, used !, e.g. p! t! k! -- I always found that rather charming.