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Re: CXS changes

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Monday, November 8, 2004, 18:57
Andreas Johansson and others have written:

> Quoting "J. 'Mach' Wust" <j_mach_wust@...>: > > If you don't feel obliged to follow (X-)Sampa, then you could also get > > rid > > of the strange use of |J| for a nasal sound and use |n\| instead. I > > believe > > the only reason for that peculiar use of |J| is that by the time it was > > introduced, there wasn't any general modifier sign yet as we now have > > with > > |\|. > > Personally, I think it would be nice to retain a monograph for this fairly > common phone, and that the palatal conotations of |J| makes it fairly > fitting. > Obviously, [n\] might be used as an alternative.
Isn't " ñ" (ALT 0241) generally viewable by all????
> > While we're discussing changes, I might mention moving [P] to the bilabial > fricative (currently [p\]); not only would this make for a monograph for > another tolerably common sound which also increases symmetry with [p b B], > the > present use of [P] is for a labiodental approximant, which is, at least on > this > list, much less commonly mentioned than the bilabial fric, and which > already has > an alternative notation - [v\] - in X-SAMPA, which on top of it better > suggests > labiodentality.
Agree on both. (I thought "P" _was_ the voiceless bilab. fric...)


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>