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Re: OT: [Q] is a vowel?! (was Re: Articulatory phonetics (was Re: THEORY: unergative))

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, February 23, 2004, 18:28
At 16:37 23.2.2004, Dirk Elzinga wrote:
>As I've understood it, <open o> is represented in X-SAMPA by /O/. /Q/ >is X-SAMPA for <turned script a>, the low back rounded vowel (cardinal >13). Which vowel is meant by Germanicists' <o with a hook>?
Usage is not consistent. In representaition of Middle English it is [O], but in Old Norse and modern English it is [Q]. /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson (delete X) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull." -- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)