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Re: That pesky H again (was: varia)

Date:Sunday, February 6, 2000, 1:47
> -----Original Message----- > From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU]On > Behalf Of Paul Bennett > Sent: Saturday, February 5, 2000 3:18 PM > To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU > Subject: Re: That pesky H again (was: varia)
> On 4 Feb 00, at 17:19, raccoon@ELKNET.NET wrote: > > H > > tah -> ta: -> tha: > > > > I'd say that "breathy voiced" vowels would probably meet your description > of "aspirated vowels" very well. I started briefly on an orthography & > phonology (and some naive phonotactics) for a language with phonemic > breathy voice, but the details have been lost in the mists of time, > unfortunately. > > I can't describe the sound of breathy voicing very well, only to say that > they sound "even more voiced" than ordinary vowels, and that they > accidentally cause aspiration and a small amount of voicing in preceeding > consonants when I pronounce them.
Interesting. Sounds like what I want, so thanks :) I would have thought they'd be unvoiced though, but that doesn't matter to my purposes. Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo suHnus