|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 25, 2001, 0:41|
David Peterson scripsit:
> 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.
The alveolar click as pity has two commonly used written representations,
"tsk" and "tut". Both of these also have "spelling pronunciations",
[tIsk] and [tVt].
I don't know whether "Tcha(h)!", which appears to be negation/rejection,
is a click or not.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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