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From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
Date:Friday, November 2, 2001, 3:57
At 10.36 p.m. 1.11.2001 -0500, you wrote:
>Could somebody clarify what [o] and [O] are supposed to >represent? I know the IPA, but I'm not sure about >the "e-mail text" version that's being used here. >Thanks.
[o] is just an o, the rounded close-mid back vowel, the first component of the General American diphthong /ou/. [O] is a back-to-front c, the rounded open-mid back vowel, as in the vowel in British /sO:/, 'saw'/'sore'. Tristan