[QUESTION] Rounded sibilants?
|From:||Abel Chiaro <pchavesjr+conlang@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 26, 2008, 2:03|
Hi there, sirs!
The other day I was trying some fancy pronunciations for a couple consonants
(some not-so-fancy ones, too), only to be surprised by that fact that both
my /s/ and my /z/ sound quite noticeably different when I round my lips when
I pronounce them.
So, is there anything like rounded /s/ or /z/? I am hoping to use this as a
phonemical distinction in some conlang. And what would be a good symbol for
them? Perhaps, z-ring and s-ring? ;-)
Hæ ástis lástethe!