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Re: Phonetics vs. Phonemics (was: apparently bizarre 'A's)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, February 24, 2006, 12:07
Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:

> On 2/23/06, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote: > > On 2/23/06, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> wrote: > > > The most different-seeming to me are [h] and [f] for Japanese /h/, > > > > /hu/ is [p\M] AFAIK, not [fM]. > > You mean [PM]! I see no reason for a valuable monograph like [P] to > be used as an alternative to [v\] in CXS, when symmetry demands that > it be used for IPA [Ï•] (phi). The CXS chart should be amended at > once! At once, do you hear? :)
Don't get your hopes up - I've been using [P] for the voiceless bilabial fricative for years (it's a common sound in Meghean, eg _paph_ [paP] "father"), and the chart has still not been changed. Andreas