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Re: Name mangling (Was: Re: First Sound Recording of Asha'ille!)

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 9, 2005, 17:53
Christian Thalmann wrote:

>--- In, Andreas Johansson <andjo@F...> wrote: > > > >>The _ñ_ has been in all along. I'm not terribly happy with it either >> >> >- it's the > > >>only diacritic'd letter, for a start - but the realistic alternative >> >> >is using > > >>'k' or 'q' for [N], either of which seems overly perverse to me, not >> >> >to speak > > >>of 'kh' or 'qh' for [G~], or, horror of horrors, 'kc' or 'qc' for [Nk]. >> >> > >There's always 'ng'. Not the prettiest of sights, but way >preferable over 'ñ' IMHO. [Nk] can just be written 'nc'. >Even in Oro Mpaa, where everything else is extremely regular >(albeit weirdly so), I write [Ng] as |nc| rather than |gc|. > > > >
But what's wrong with an eng(IPA for [N])? It's used, sometimes, and it's not a diacritic.