Re: New Language - Examples
|From:||Chris Bates <chris.maths_student@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 15, 2004, 12:07|
I forgot to mention that cr = /kx/ is an affricate also. :) Although it
sounds a little like I'm trying to clear a blockage from my throat lol.....
> Right... I guess I ought to describe how to pronounce everything first
> (hopefully all the X-SAMPA is right :) ).
> þ /T/ ð /D/
> t /t/ d /d/ n /n/ s /s/ z /z/ l /l/ ts /ts/ dz /dz/ (affricates)
> x /S/ j /Z/ tx /tS/ dj /dZ/ (affricates)
> tt /c/ dd /J\/ ñ /J/ ry /j\/ y /j/ ll /L/
> c /k/ g /g/ q /N/ r /x/ w /M\/
> h /h/
> ' /?/ (also used to show contractions like in french)
> i /i/ e /e/ a /a/ o /o/ u /@/
> â /i:/ ê /e:/ î /i:/ ô /o:/
> Stress: Mainly tonal, falls on second syllable of word unless marked
> otherwise by an acute accent. Stressed vowels are always long.
> Now, the examples Roldox asked for (I might have made a mistake or
> two... and I don't think my translation of elvis is very good... it
> didn't really go well into what I've got so far).