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Re: Morphems

From:Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
Date:Sunday, June 24, 2001, 12:11
David Peterson wrote:

> Well, I never knew that "tsk" was supposed to be that sound... I thought > they were saying "tsk" or "tIsk". In writing, I use "ntch" to convey that > sound because it sounds more like it.
In German, it's usually transliterated as z-z-z or tz-tz-tz. Anyway, since it's an alveolar implosive, it just doesn't fit into any IE orthographies. I'm sure !Xu~ or whatever it's spelt like would have a notation for it. -- Christian Thalmann