CXS (was: Re: NATLANGS: What's that writing system?)
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 8, 2006, 9:56|
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, which is what I use
>both to learn CXS and to refresh my IPA. So, using the diacritic "_?"
>(hopefully someone might reply and show me the proper diacritic!) to
>represent ejectiveness/glottalisation (...)
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