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Re: /k/ in i.t.a.

From:Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>
Date:Friday, November 12, 2004, 21:24
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 11:58:24 -0500, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:

>Fronting of velars before front V is also seen in the German ach-laut vs. >ich-laut; both sounds presumably represent the same _phoneme_ /x/ though >they are phonetically quite distinct.
No, they don't represent the same. Exclusively "ch" in "Bach" represents /x/, while "ch" in "ich" always represents /C/. -- Pascal A. Kramm, author of Choton official Choton homepage:


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