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Re: Betreft: Re: More wierd phonemes

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 23, 2000, 17:08
Rob Nierse wrote:

> It's exactly like that! Thanks for these examples and for confirming Ed's > choice of the word 'bidental', which I was previously 'iffy' on.
Indeed, as in the "bidental percussive", aka clicking your teeth together. This is not a phoneme in any language, but there is an extended IPA symbol for it, resembling [] rotated 90 degrees. -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)