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Re: Looking for IPA symbol

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, November 5, 2004, 20:23
Quoting Adam Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious <AczJ5@...>:

> One of my conlangs has a phoneme which sounds somewhere in between /s/ and > /T/. Does anyone know the IPA symbol for it? >
We'd need a more precise description, but most likely you're thinking of a dental 's' sound; X-SAMPA and JXS [s_d]. In IPA, it's [s] with a diacritic below looking like an '[' tilted 90 degrees clockwise. It's the sound of Swedish /s/. IIRC Russian also has it, and Tamil even contrasts it with an alveolar (English-style) [s]. Andreas