Re: OT: Y/N variants (< OT: English and front rounded vowels)
|Date:||Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 5:50|
> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> > Sounds more like [a] or [A] to me, or more appropriately [a_n]or
> > [A_n] since the first vowel is usually nasalized.
> Ah, but _n isn't nasalization; it's nasal release, which appliesto
> consonants, not vowels. IME only fhe negative sound
> routinely gets the
> nasal treatment, something like ['V~?_n.V~:], which leads tovariant
> spellings like "hunh-uh".
Yeah, I marked it wrong. I meant [A~hA], also should have added
tone markings too because they do have different tonal patterns.