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Re: Cat phonemes

Date:Sunday, November 18, 2007, 18:45
> [] On Behalf Of Gary Shannon
> Don't forget that whatever phoneme they are pronouncing, they can
> pronounce it while purring, which sounds quite different, > giving twice as many effective phonemes.
So that would be [_R:]? But wouldn't purring be some type of suprasegmental rather than a phonemic distinction?