Re: Announcing the open beta of CALS
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 9, 2008, 1:20|
On Jun 8, 2008, at 7:59 PM, Mark J. Reed wrote:
> Hm. My normal pronunciation of [K] already feels retroflex...
I tend to pronounce it pretty far back too, but not curled upwards.
I'm not sure why I do that. (FWIW I haven't actually heard it
pronounced, except perhaps in places like English <please> [p_hKi:z];
strangely, when I pronounce <please> like that, it does have the same
point of articulation as a regular /l/.)
> On 6/8/08, Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:
>> John Vertical wrote:
>>>> Not sure if this counts as a bug:
>>>> In WALS the "presence of uncommon consonants" option doesn't
>>>> include an
>>> option for "clicks and 'th'", because no language in the database
>>> But some conlangs do. So may CALS deviate from WALS in having
>>> from WALS?
>>> I would argue interdentals do not count as uncommon consonants in
>>> John Vertical
>> How about an "other" option? Lindiga has a retroflex lateral
>> which doesn't even have an IPA symbol.
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