Re: Phoneme Question
|From:||Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 7, 2007, 10:56|
2007/8/7, John Vertical <johnvertical@...>:
> >2007/8/6, John Vertical <johnvertical@...>:
> >> (I think you mean "16 consonants")
> >He means phonemic consonants.
> (snip too)
> >I think you've misread: the top line is orthographical. Only the
> >bottom line is phonetic transcription.
> No, I think *you've* misread. There's FOUR lines, two of which are
> orthographical, two phonetic:
> > "pa fa ma va - te se ne re - či ši ñi li - qu xu �?u wo"
> > "pâ fâ mâ vâ - tê sê nê rê - tî šî nî rî - kû hû �?û wû"
> > [pa fa ma Ba - te se ne 4e - cCi Si Ji Li - qu xu Nu wo]
> > [p6 f6 m6 B6 - t@ s@ n@ 4@ - tI SI nI 4I - kU hU NU wU]
> If we wanted to analyze these 32 syllables as having only two vowel
> phonemes, the required number of consonant phonemes is definitly 16.
> John Vertical
My bad! Yes in that case I agree that the phoneme count would have to be 16.