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Re: [Q] is a vowel?! (...)

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, February 23, 2004, 18:34
At 18:51 23.2.2004, H. S. Teoh wrote:

>Ebisédian has 9 vowels, which puts it in an even worse strait when it >comes to Roman transcription schemes. I settled for u,w,y,o,3,i,ø,a,e. >(The frankly dissatisfyingly ugly _3_ is meant to be a mirror-image e, but >no such glyph exists in current email charsets. Where ø is not available, >I have no recourse but to use the even uglier _0_.) The vowel values are >[u], [8], [y], [o], [@\], [i], [A], [a], [&].
Why not use æ for [@\]? It ain't any stranger than ø = [A]! /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. ;)


H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>