Re: X-SAMPA for rh?
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, March 24, 2002, 17:09|
At 11:47 pm +0000 21/3/02, Stephen Mulraney wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Mar 2002 08:53:14 -0600
>Peter Clark <pc451@...> wrote:
>> A voiceless trill (which is perfectly
>> reproducible if you can manage a voiced trill)
>Is it? I find it considerably more difficult. I suppose
>the reason is the if the vocal chords aren't obstructing
>the flow of air you get a faster stream, and I find this
>upsets my efforts at keeping the trill going.
Well, the Welsh version at least has strong aspiration as well as
devoicing. If you concentrate on the aspiration, i.e. /h/, the devoicing
comes automatically. The Welsh sound is the trill pronounced at the same
time as /h/.
A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
[J.G. Hamann 1760]