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Re: new lang idea . . .

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Friday, November 29, 2002, 14:07
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> Speaking of [x\] and similars, are there any languages > > beside > > certain misguided variants of Swedish that actually use [x\] or other > > "double" fricatives? X-SAMPA appears not to have symbols for any > > others. > > > >They can be rendered at will with the tie bar (as it's done with doubly >articulated stops like [k_p] or with affricates [t_S]). Why does IPA have a >single sign specifically for that one by the way? (or is it a fossil from >earlier versions of IPA, which did have separate signs for affricates for >instance?).
It might be presicely because aforementioned misguided varieties of Swedish, where it's phonemic. Are there any languages that distinguish between affricate and stop plus fricative within the same morpheme? Andreas _________________________________________________________________ MSN 8 helps eliminate e-mail viruses. Get 2 months FREE*.