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Re: Ant: Palatovelars

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Sunday, June 5, 2005, 11:35
--- In, 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. Charlie heep://