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labialization? (was: /x/ and 'inter-Germanic')

From:J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
Date:Monday, January 31, 2005, 19:54
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 19:56:53 +0100, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote:

>[8\] is mine and BP's homecooked convention to ASCIIify "turned m with short >middle leg", a sign that's used in Swedish phonetics to denote a labialized >[2]. The sound might more clunkily and analytically be denoted as [2_w]. It >may be noted that my lect substitutes plain old boring [u\] for it.
Then, [_w] 'Labialized' is appearently different from 'pronounced with lip rounding' (since [2] is already produced with rounded lips), though I was assuming these were synonymous. Could you explain the difference? kry@_^s: j. 'mach' wust


Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>