Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Additional diacritics (was: Phonological equivalent of...)

From:John Vertical <johnvertical@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 7:23
>On a somewhat unrelated note, I find myself wishing there were an IPA >diacritic for "unaspirated", for cases when I wish to emphasize that aspect >of a phone. Obviously, the lack of the "aspirated" diacritic should be >sufficient, in narrow phonetic transcription, to indicate a corresponding >lack of aspiration, but if the associated sound is usually aspirated it >would be useful to be able to show that lack explicitly... in general, a >"negation" operator would seem to be helpful. But then we're starting to >veer dangerously in the direction of feature notation... > >-- >Mark J. Reed
The extIPA uses a superscript equality sign ("=") for just that. Also, as a combining subscript, it is used to mark coronals as explicitely alveolar, which is handy too. And there's more along similar lines; I suggest you check it out yourself: John Vertical _________________________________________________________________ Uutisista turhaan tietoon. Mitä ikinä etsitkin, MSN Search löytää hakemasi.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>