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Re: CHAT: Hello

From:Thomas Leigh <thomas@...>
Date:Friday, August 2, 2002, 11:40
>wes parish wrote: >> |rr| is pronounced like |r| in |Rio de Janeiro|, only voiced) > > Hm. I was under the impression that the |r| in "Rio" was > pronounced [h]
It is. Well, that's the usual pronunciation in Brazil, anyway. In Portugal, it would be [G] (it that the right symbol for the voiced velar fricative?)
> but you mean it's actually [r_0] (that is, voiceless trilled r)? > So your |rr| is a voiced voiceless /r/?
Maybe Wes meant a voiced [h] -- I think the IPA symbol is an h with a curved top. I still don't get this ASCII-IPA or X-SAMPA or whatever it's called thing, so I can't help you with that. Thomas