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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 voiceless
> 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]. ;) *Muke! --