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> > with a whole whistle series (though for the life if me I cannot
> pronounce
> > a
> > velar whistle, and the closest to a palatal I can get is a hiss),
> though I
> > don't know how one would romanize that, and I'm a stickler for nice
> > orthography.
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I usually represent the whistling sounds that come out when i follow the
directions on the Throat Signing website someone posted here a while ago
as S (voiceless) and Z (voiced), with acute accents on top.
Like in the name of one of my RPG characters, Zup'oakq, with an acute on
the Z, a macron on the U, and a hacek on the A.  The <P'> is ejective....
and the <KQ> is some kind of deep-throated stop consonant, maybe
epiglottal or pharyngeal.


-Stephen (Steg)
 "...but you can just call me 'Bo'."