Re: IltXrer phonology
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 27, 2001, 8:40|
David Peterson <DigitalScream@...> writes:
> In a message dated 4/26/01 2:27:46 PM, yl112@CORNELL.EDU writes:
> << No back vowels? Wow. Any particular reason, or is it just the way it is?
> ...though I confess, I tend to like front vowels better than back vowels,
> but.... >>
> Me too. :) I have a language whose sounds are: [f], [v], [s], [S], [t],
> [d], [j], [r], [z], [e], [E], [&], [I], [i], [dZ], [tS], [Z] and...that's it.
> I have fun transliterating English words into it, like my girlfriend's name,
> "Megan". It'd be something like: [vedZId].
Oh, that's nice. No nasals!! Hehe.
I chose points of articulation inside the mouth, and only alveolar and
velar for Tyl-Sjok. But obviously other people make crazy
constraints, too... Your girl-friend's name would come out quiet ok,
though: /nEkan/. But I'm long thinking about dropping my /a/ again in
favor of . I think she wouldn't be pleased with /nEk3n/ either...