Re: Lateral/vowel coarticulation
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 19, 2009, 20:17|
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:14:19 -0800, Roger Mills wrote:
> Eric Christopherson wrote:
> > (I think that, technically speaking, this is not a
> > "vowel" because of the blockage of air flow... so
> > I wonder what it *would* be called?)
> The air isn't totally blocked, of course, it's getting out via the lowered
> sides of the tongue and the upper teeth. A "lateralized vowel"??????? I
> wonder if Ladefoged et al. have ever encountered this, or considered it....
I also use the term "lateralized vowel". I think it captures well
what kind of sound they are.
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