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 likea
>> hissed-s, perhaps an apical-s, with the tongue in the same position tosay
>> apical-t but without touching. Very breathy and wierd. I was wonder ifanyone
>> had any idea what this sound is, and if there's a symbol for it. I'msorry 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.