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Re: Imperial and Cherani Trade Speech Consonants and X-SAMPA

From:Paul Roser <pkroser@...>
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2003, 22:39
On Wed, 12 Feb 2003 11:10:29 -0700, Elyse Grasso <emgrasso@...>
>> > ll and rr are front and back trills rather than flaps. >> >> For the rr, do you mean sort of like the French r? Then it'd be an >> uvular trill /R\/. >> >> > ll is sort of Welsh-sounding.
>I did some googling.... Welsh ll is X-SAMPA /K/. But I suspect I want >the voiced version /K\/, which is apparently found in Zulu. (The people >creating X-SAMPA were obviously running out of letters...'K'?)
It's probably intended to be sort of mnemonic for the IPA 'belted-L'.
>Is the y in yellow really /j/? Palatal seemed too far back when I was >originally looking at the charts. I need to get the sound files working >or buy the IPA CD, I guess.
Yep. /jElow/ or /jElo:/ --Bfowol