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Re: Cat phonemes

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Sunday, November 18, 2007, 18:40
--- Matthew Martin <matthewdeanmartin@...> wrote:


> In my references I have to links that say linguists have identified > 15-23 phonemes [1] [2] that cats use-- but unfortunately no tidy > lists, at least none I can find for free on the net.
<snip> Don't forget that whatever phoneme they are pronouncing, they can also pronounce it while purring, which sounds quite different, giving twice as many effective phonemes. --gary