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Re: Diving In...

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 7, 2001, 9:55
En réponse à Muke Tever <alrivera@...>:

> From: "Almaran Dungeonmaster" <dungeonmaster@...> > > When I first read the site I quoted, I assumed as much. However, since > the > > French page did use the "R" to note its rhotic, while no "r" was used, > I was > > kind of under the impression that phonetic characters were meant > instead of > > phonemes. > > Possibly because /R/ is not exactly the symbol for a rhotic, but IIRC > for a > voiced uvular fricative (IPA inverted small capital R).
It is a rhotic sound. Rhoticity can be achieved in many ways. [That is the
> French > sound, isn't it? It sounds like the one I've heard in the > commercials... > although it might actually have been voiceless.] >
It's voiced in French. Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role. PS: I just come back from a seminary in Veldhoven, so I have a lot of catch-up to do. I already read the 400 e-mails that I got, and I'm now in the process of slowly answering the ones I can :)) .