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[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=
> > 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=
> 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." Ed ____________________________________________________________________ Get free e-mail and a permanent address at 1