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Re: CPA - An ASCII-based phonetic alphabet

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
Date:Saturday, November 17, 2001, 23:13
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On Sat, 17 Nov 2001, Muke Tever wrote:

> From: "Tristan Alexander McLeay" <anstouh@...> > > > > >[dI4I4"w@`k]? > > > > > > > > [I?"dId bV4A_^I"f{~U_^d_Z@`t_Sw`{~z"kw`IpS@n "dIfIkl=?t_h@%mEI_^k > > > > "?iNglIS "{U_^4@v] > > > > ["w&_r5 aI"k_hA_A:~"dts&_rIjO:zwQz@"p_h@i:s@v"k_h&_rIk_h "aIDA_A] > > > > (That [dt] after [...k_hA_A:~"...] was supposed to be one sound that's > > half voiced. Is there a way to show this in X-Sampa? > > I'm not sure there's a way to represent it in IPA...
I'm sure I've seen a half voiced diacritic somewhere... How else does one talk about English in a very phonetic way? (Wasn't <Apologies, forgotten name> talking about it a few days ago?)
> > Tristan (very glad we have a standard albeit irregular orthography we can > > fall back on.) > > Nevertheless, I threw it at
Cool! Automatic converter!
> because the _r kept wanting to be misread at me. (Shortly after, I retossed it > with [&] converted to [{] and was subsequently much less confused.)
Oh... Sorry about using [&] instead of [{]. Bad habit I picked up from this list that I'm trying to break. And Lars wrote:
> It also puts the tilde in [A:~] over the length mark
Which is logical and to be expected; the reason I did it was because I made the human mistake of thinking of it as a nasalised long A, not a long nasalised A.
> [That page can't do [w`] ! I shed tears.]
Is that even a proper X-Sampa? It put me off until I ignored it and read the next few chars (and then it became obvious). Tristan War doesn't prove who's right, just who's left. - BSD Games' Fortune -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE79u9Kcal4LMWSmQcRAnmVAJ9siOCCANFuWFpvd7bROolViZEaZQCgxjow 65MBfNMPa9NRo7BZ3rSXD9s= =khC5 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>