[Re: Rounded /j/?]
|From:||Edward Heil <edwardheil@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 30, 1999, 3:32|
Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> wrote:
> Danny Wier wrote:
> > I meant to ask if there's an *unrounded* verson of /w/, that is, a gl=ide
> > from IPA inverted <m>
> There's a symbol for it in the IPA, but I don't know of any natlangs
> with it. I have it in some dialects of Watya'i'sa, written <gy>, but i=n
> most that's the same as <y>, that is /j/. It took me a while to get
> that without making it a fricative.
Does ventriloquists' dialect count as a natlang? :) Unrounded w is the
standard ventriloquist's pronunciation of "w."
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