Re: Ant: Palatovelars
|Date:||Sunday, June 5, 2005, 11:35|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Steven Williams <feurieaux@Y...> wrote:
>There is a palatovelar semivowel, namely, [H] (the
>initial consonant in the French /huite/ [Hit] or the
>Mandarin Chinese /yuen/ [HVn]). Now, this can be seen
>as a palatalized [w], but it's definitely a
>smoothly-pronounced palatovelar semivowel, at least as
>far as I hear...
In the X-sampa chart on Wikipedia, [H] is called a labial-palatal
approximant. "huit" is given as the example.