Re: Ebisedian tutorial
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 19, 2002, 19:11|
On Monday 19 August 2002 14:01, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> I'm still debating on whether to throw heavy-duty phonetic jargon at the
> reader, though. Maybe I should just try to compare it to English (although
> not every sound is present in English) and relegate the technical jargon
> to footnotes? Well, consider your audience. Is this aimed at conlangers, who, if they
haven't learned the IPA--or at least bookmarked the URLs of the web sites
that explain what all those /f@nki/ characters mean--after a three-month
soujourn on the list are summarily taken out back and shot, or for people who
wouldn't know a glottal ejective if it came up and spat in their face? :) I
vote for the jargon; be simple, but be precise.
Say, do you have any sound files of Ebisedian available? Sure would like to
hear some of it...