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Re: Morphems

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Friday, June 22, 2001, 20:34
From: "David Peterson" <DigitalScream@...>
> Let's take these one at a time, shall we? > > In a message dated 6/22/01 1:32:59 AM, claudio.soboll@GMX.DE writes: > > << a "cats hiss", [to express the feeling of a forewarn]
> but that's an animal noise.
It might be [C] or [K] or possibly [h~], depending on who's saying it...
> a "spit sound" , [to express the feeling of scorn,disrespect]
> don't know what sound you mean.
Probably a heavily aspirated [t_d] ([t_d_h]? Can you stack X-SAMPA diacritics like that?)
> Anyway, no, these are not morphemes; they're something else.
Phones, I think. Or possibly something vague like "paralinguistic utterances" (does that mean anything?) *Muke!