Re: CHAT: English & "a whole pile of new letters" (wasRe: chat: a conlang of my very own :)
|From:||Tristan McLeay <kesuari@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 1, 2002, 14:57|
On Sat, 2002-06-01 at 22:50, Muke Tever wrote:
> From: "Tristan McLeay" <kesuari@...>
> > > also that lettre-form that looks like a lower-cased 3 to represent
> > > accented schwa and/or certain r-coloured vowels.
> > I do believe this would be the yogh of which you speak. Except that yogh
> > made the /G/ sound I think. Or was yogh just the letter used for <g>? I
> > can't remember...
> So I thought at first too. But IPA does have a letter that looks like a small 3
> (or better: a reversed open e [E] symbol). In (many people's) English, that
> vowel rhoticized is in words like "bird" /b3`d/.
Oh, I misinterpreted what he said. I thought he was still talking about
Old English orthography. Okay. And now I think I've made an ass of
myself enough today, so I'll go to bed instead.