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>===== Original Message From Constructed Languages List
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>At 09.29 a.m. 5.10.2001, you wrote:
>>I usually use the symbol [3] for `ayn... i've seen it in a few Arabic
>>transliteration systems and its a simple one-character generally rare
>>symbol for ASCII IPA.
>
>Not exactly unused, tho. Its used to represent the unrounded central
>mid-low vowel (/3/) of most non-rhotic Englishes (i.e. 'bird' /"b3:d/)

It's in rhotic Englishes too, only rhotacized.  /"b3`d/.


     *Muke!