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Re: OT: Y/N variants (< OT: English and front rounded vowels)

Date:Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 5:50
> [] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> > Sounds more like [a] or [A] to me, or more appropriately [a_n]
> > [A_n] since the first vowel is usually nasalized. > > > Ah, but _n isn't nasalization; it's nasal release, which applies
> consonants, not vowels. IME only fhe negative sound > routinely gets the > nasal treatment, something like ['V~?_n.V~:], which leads to
> 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.