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Re: Morphems

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Sunday, June 24, 2001, 9:49
In a message dated 6/24/01 2:33:43 AM, dnsulani@INTER.NET.IL writes:

<<     Question:

    Does this make the English paralinguistic click less

"para" and more "linguistic" than in langs where one may

express the sound but not directly quote someone else as having

said it?

    And what status does the English "tsk", pronounced [tIsk],

have? Is it also paralinguistic? >>

    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.



Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
John Cowan <cowan@...>