Saying "Thank You"
|From:||wayne chevrier <wachevrier@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 22, 2001, 16:38|
Elliott Lash wrote:
>tesésili "I thank you" /tE`s.Es.Ili/
>praise-thematic vowel-1sg-2nds enclitic.
>(the dotted s. is the special Silindion s which is made by almost touching
>the tip of the tongue to the alveolus but not quite. (what a stupid
>description I know, but I still haven't found an adequate way to describe
>nor an IPA symbol to write it with)I do believe that you are describing an _apical_ s (vs. the _laminal_ one
found in English) in IPA one uses a subscript box with no top (an upsidedown
version of the dental subscript) and laminal uses a closed box. In X-SAMPA
_a for apical and _m for laminal.
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