Re: Consistency in vowel sysem
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 5, 2004, 16:19|
Quoting Remi Villatel <maxilys@...>:
> Andreas Johansson wrote:
> >>i [i] ì [y] u [u]
> >>í [e] o [o]
> >>ë [E] è  ó [O]
> >>a [a]
> >>From your CXSifications, the grave seems to round, not retract, but yes,
> > is well more systematic. Only thing to complain of would be not having
> > something e-derived for [e], but you can't get everything.
> Errr... No, it's an X-SAMPAfication. ;-)
> Any way, I agree with you: something e-related is better for [e]. Besides,
> the point of articulation needn't to be so obvious and all this acute and
> grave accents are not so legible. There was a reason why I chose the trema.
> So, here come my new (arbitrary) table of vowels:
> i [i] ü [y] u [u]
> e [e] o [o]
> ë [E] ø  ó [O]
> a [a]
> "ø" stands for [2_c] (less rounded i.e. more opened) which I will simplify
> as  because [2_c] is such a PITA! And I'll get rid of a lot of "h" with a
> more obvious orthography: Version 13! (Lucky number!)
Less systematic, but certainly more friendly on the uninitiated. I might have
prefered 'ö' for , but then I'm a German-speaking Swede ...
> Now, I can go and search and replace. This orthography version 12 didn't
> live long and prosper...
> By the way, thanks for being such a merciless critic! ;-)
I'm always here to shoot people's pet projects down! :)