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Re: new Unnamed Conlang

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, September 17, 2004, 20:13
Quoting Rodlox R <rodlox@...>:

> > > kh (like "KHaan" in Mongolian) > > > >Mongolian might be a poor example, since very few people speak it. > > you never heard of Gengis Khan? :)
I have, and usually pronounced ['jINIs 'kA:n]. (How do anglophones pronounce it?)
> > > jy (like "DJoser" in Ancient Egyptian) > > > >I don't know how AE sounded, and I doubt anyone else does for sure either. > >What's > >worse, I don't even know what the conventional pronunciation of 'dj' is for > >it. > > ýn X-Sampa - J\
Ah. Would I then be right in assuming that 'sy' and 'zy' denote, respectively, a voiceless and a voiced palatal fricative? (I'm still curious to hear what Eastern European language uses them - I thought I had a decent grasp of the various Latin orthographies of EE.) Andreas


Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>