Re: IPA soundfiles (was: Phonetics vs. Phonemics)
|From:||Yahya Abdal-Aziz <yahya@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 27, 2006, 12:39|
On Sun, 26 Feb 2006, John Vertical wrote:
Thanks, John! That is really rather good! The page is
nicely laid out and easy to use. A very commendable
effort indeed from Jonathan Dowse.
Can anyone vouch for the accuracy of the sounds?
I noticed that a couple of the consonants - one
epiglottal, and one click, from memory - had sounds
remarkably like a /b/, despite their POA being far
from labial. Also, the "e" vowel seems more lax than
I would have expected.
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> >I could really do with a GOOD
> >website offering exact pronunciations of all vowels
> >recognised in the IPA in a number of different contexts.
> >Is there anything like that available anywhere?
> This is the best soundfile site out there IMO:
> (But even it still offers vowels only in isolation.)