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Re: Creakyness?

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2005, 23:30

Ingmar Roerdinkholder <ingmar.roerdinkholder@...> writes:
> I had a colleague from Vietnam, and when I overheard her speaking > her language with compatriots I understood what 'creaky vowels' > mean.
Hmm? Does Vietnamese have creaky vowels? Maybe as a secondary articulation of one of its tones or so? What does have creaky voiced vowels is Khmer. I had a recording somewhere and was unsuccessfully searching it. :-( Voice of America has Khmer, you can listen to radio broadcasts: (On the bottom of the page, there are RealAudio streams) **Henrik