Re: Phonology idea
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 28, 1999, 0:50|
Paul Bennett wrote:
> The only attested ingressive consonant?
> Why does the IPA define so darn many symbols for them, then? Surely not "for
> completeness", as there are portions of their grid that define pronounceable
> sounds that have no symbol of their own. How very bizarre! :-)
It's the only attested PULMONIC ingressive. There are tons of
non-pulmonic ingressive sounds, such as clicks and implosives, which are
made by lowering the laranyx while making the sound. A PULMONIC
ingressive has no symbol, it's made by breathing in.
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