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Re: signal and noise in phonologies and scripts

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Friday, December 7, 2001, 21:14
Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:
>Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> wrote: > > > joglaran wrote: > > >The remaining combinations simply don't occur. > > >English, for example, has /b/, /p/ and /m/, but no /m_h/ (that's a > > >voiceless /m/). > > > > > > >> > > > > > >Sorry to nitpick but due to the universal quest for consistency that > > >occurs every so often, I think the voiceless marker is _0 (IPA under- > > >ring). I think that aspiration is _h. > > > > Depends on what ASCII-IPA scheme the original writer used. _0 is the > > voicelessness marker in X-SAMPA (and it's jolly ugly too), while the _h >is > > the voicelessness marker in CPA (and it's only moderately ugly!). > >And of course I used CPA, where voiceless is _h and aspiration is ^h. > >(It goes without saying that I use CPA in all my posts, or what did >you guess?)
In case that "you" refers to me, I didn't remember who wrote that /m_h/ originally, and "joglaran" didn't indicate the source of his quote. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at