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Re: Location ASCII-IPA Table

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Thursday, November 30, 2000, 5:10
Elliott Lash wrote:
>> Also, in Silindion, there is an odd consonent that sounds a bit like
>> hissed-s, perhaps an apical-s, with the tongue in the same position to
>> apical-t but without touching. Very breathy and wierd. I was wonder if
>> had any idea what this sound is, and if there's a symbol for it. I'm
sorry i
>> can't describe it better, but I haven't heard it in any natlang, and just >> thought it up one night long ago.
Sounds very much like "apical s" to me-- the /s/ of Castillian, also of many older Americans (slipping dentures?). Listen to LBJ the next time he pops up on the History Channel. It may also be the Sanskrit sound transliterated with s with a subscript dot.