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Re: [QUESTION] What does IPA L-tilde stand for?

From:Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 1, 2002, 12:35
If memory serves me correctly (there's got to be a first time for
everything...) I think it's the 'dark/swallowed' l (usually articulated as
/w/!!) found in, for instance, Polish.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jan van Steenbergen" <ijzeren_jan@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 10:58 AM
Subject: [QUESTION] What does IPA L-tilde stand for?

> Hi there, > > When browsing through the set of IPA-characters, I found a strange thing: > l (lowercase) with tilde. There is no description of it, and the X-SAMPA > equivalent [5] is somehow missing in the X-SAMPA table. > Does anyone know what kind of sound this is supposed to be? > > Jan > > ===== > "You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I
thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe." --- J. Michael Straczynski
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