|From:||Muke Tever <alrivera@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 21, 2001, 21:50|
From: "David Peterson" <DigitalScream@...>
> In a message dated 4/20/01 5:43:52 AM, alrivera@SOUTHERN.EDU writes:
> << Back in the throat? Isn't /H/ the consonantal equivalent of /y/, the
> rounded front vowel? What is [H] used for here? >>
> I actually explained in the original that it was a voicelesspharyngeal
> fricative. What could be a better symbol for it than [H]?
Well, the IPA gives it a crossed lower-case 'h', and SAMPA gives it [X\].
Personally I think [X\] is more apt, as it seems to me more like the
harshness of [x] (or actually [X] which is an uvular fricative) than the
smoothness of [h]. ;)