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Re: THEORY: lip smack

From:Josh Roth <fuscian@...>
Date:Monday, April 5, 1999, 14:24
In a message dated 4/5/1999 9:55:40 AM, bbetty@GLAD.ORG writes:

>Question for the class: > >What is the IPA symbol for a bilabial lip smack? I have been told they >exist is natlangs in Africa, but not in the "click" langauges (Khoisan >and >the like).
It's a circle with a dot in the middle.
>Does anyone know which natlangs have a lip smack (a bilabial >click, sofar as I can determine).
Not sure about that, tho I do have it in one of my conlangs, Niviarsaqiat.
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