Re: ASCII IPA
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 19, 2002, 7:42|
En réponse à John Cowan <jcowan@...>:
> It's hard to say exactly. Some people strongly prefer it. I pretty
> much started using Kirsch exclusively, and now I use
> which uses & for ae-ligature and the Kirsch conventions for stress, as
> lots of
> other people do also. (How do you know if ' is primary stress or
> ejective? You just guess, I guess.)
In X-SAMPA ' has never marked ejectiveness. The sign for ejectives is _>. ' is
for palatalisation! But X-SAMPA allows to use _j instead of ' for
palatalisation (what I do personally), so using the Kirschenbaum conventions
for stress is actually never ambiguous.
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