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Phonology - Allophone presentation?

From:Aidan Grey <taalenmaple@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 19:21
Simple question:

When presenting a phonology, are ONLY minimal pairs included in the IPA table
standard? Or should every possible phoneme be included, with explanatory
remarks later?

I have allophonic variation between /i/ and /I/ - the lax vowel /I/ is an
allophone of /i/ before geminate consonants. So, for example, the difference
between 'seen' and 'sin' would be represented as /sin/ and /sIn:/, or <sin> and
<sinn>, respectively.

Do I include /I/, or just note it in the details?



Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>