Naming the IPA symbols, was: Blandness
|From:||Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 9, 2001, 11:39|
On Sun, 8 Apr 2001 21:53:08 +1000, D Tse <exponent@...> wrote:
>Carrot? :) The Phonetic Symbol Guide calls it Wedge.
>It also says that there are people who call the IPA symbol represented by
>[U] Urn or Bucket!
It's becomming commonplace among Russian linguists to term informally
the ae-ligature (and the sound it denotes, quite alien to Russians) as
'frog' (lyagushka). The roof-like variety of circumflex is usually called