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new Unnamed Conlang (clarification)

From:Rodlox R <rodlox@...>
Date:Sunday, September 19, 2004, 14:17
> > And Rodlox used notation |jy|. If we take it serious, this sound > > is somehow a modified |j|. If |j| is to be read as [j] than it is a > > modified _approximant / fricative_. Approximants (fricatives) > > change more likely into an affricate than into a plosive. But |ii| > > = [ai] seems to be an English-based solution. In this case |j| can > > be treated as [dZ] and |jy| is still a modified affricate. > >While I do not see any reason to take the notation 'jy' serious in this >sense, >I'll have it noted that X-SAMPA thinks that [J\] is a modified 'j'. The IPA >symbol also seems to be based on 'j'.
minor clarification on my part -- when I made METES...I searched X-Sampa...and the *closest* that I found to the AE sound was J\ apologies for any confusion resulting from my statement.
> > > Since you appear to be familiar with EEan languages, do you know any > > > that uses the digraphs 'sy' and 'zy'? > > Originally I did not mean that the notations |sy| and |zy| would > > be Eastern Europish, just the concept they convey. > >Rodlox, however, said it was like in EEan languages when describing the >orthograpy, which certainly _suggests_ he believes some or other EEan >language >uses them in the same way.
well...I thought I had seen an Eastern European name written like that...somewhere. my apology. _________________________________________________________________ On the road to retirement? Check out MSN Life Events for advice on how to get there!