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Re: Cat phonemes

Date:Sunday, November 25, 2007, 16:57
> [] On Behalf Of caeruleancentaur > >Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote: > > >FWIW, I purr (as in, IRL; call it one of my various
> >and as best I can tell it's a pharyngeal or epiglottal trill. > > Can you do this while both breathing in and breathing out? Is it > continuous?
For those of you with cats, put your finger on their throat and you can feel the source of the vibration, even when it may not be audible (some purr very quietly). It's almost certainly a laryngeal trill.