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Re: Czech orthography (was Re: Lack of ambiguity in Czech, was Re: EU allumettes)

From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Friday, May 7, 2004, 20:42
On Fri, 07 May 2004 16:09:57 -0400, Trebor Jung <treborjung@...> wrote:

> BTW how would one represent Czech r^ in X-Sampa?
And that, indeed, is the question. I think I've heard as many answers as answerers to that question, and maybe more. It's some kind of voiced rhotic fricative, that much I think is fairly universally agreed upon. I think you'd have to resort to describing the sound as "Czech r^", and overloading one of the existing SAMPA symbols. Paul