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Re: The difference between /aw/ and /au/

From:Rhialto <rhialto@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 17, 1999, 23:47
>Just curious! > >I have long wondered if there is a difference between transcriptions >like /aw/ and /au/, /aj/ and /ai/, /ow/ and /ou/, /ej/ and /ei/, >etc. etc.
In casual use they are interchangeable. But in some words and some ascii ipa schemes, they can cause ambiguities if you do not specify your exact scheme. --- Rhialto honjitsu watashi wa genki desu ashita kami ga kimeru