Re: CHAT: Japanese "sh" (was: Re: CHAT: F.L.O.E.S.)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 4, 2004, 7:25|
Quoting "Douglas Koller, Latin & French" <latinfrench@...>:
> >>The sound I use for Swedish /C/, German /S/ and
> >>English /S/ is postalveolar apical fricative, near as I can tell.
> You use the same sound for the "tj" in "tjej" as the "sch" in
> "Schade"? That doesn't sound right.
Get a new set of ears - it sounds great! :)
> By the way, what *is* [s\]? Castillian "s"?
I don't know exactly what that Castillian 's' is, but I doubt it. [s\] is a
alveopalatal fricative, found perhaps most famously in Polish (can't recall
the Polish spelling ATM). It's much like [C], but the tongue tip touches the
back of the teeth, and the POA is a bit further forward.