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].
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