Re: Cat phonemes
|Date:||Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 15:17|
> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Lars Finsen
> Den 28. nov. 2007 kl. 13.49 skreiv Mark J. Reed:
> > Hissing may be /h/ phonemically, but it's surely realized as[x:] or
> > [X:] or [C:] or something like that. [h] is far too tame
> (and not very
> > hissy).
> Ah yes, I forgot about that. I've never heard Klumpen, my cat,
> hissing. We are very good buddies. (In fact he's coming here right
> now.) But no doubt there's a good deal of it when he's outside.
Mine don't hiss at me, but there are personality conflicts among
them so they are known to hiss at each other.