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I made a mistake there,
* NG is in the consonants(pulmonic) section on the IPA chart
(http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/gifs/ipachart.gif) with all the other consonants
of my language







>From: alexandre lang <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: ng vs w
>Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2003 19:04:21 -0500
>
>Hello,
>I just subscribed to this mailing list because i have just started building
>a conlang as part of a school project.
>I have chosen 6 vowels and 17 consonnants for my language. They have been
>chosen according to their frequency of appearance in the world's 11 most
>spoken languages. But i am now missing a phoneme. My two choices are 'W'
>and
>'NG', but i am hesitating between both.
>Here are some points that i have found:
>* W appears in 6 of the 11 most spoken langauges
>* NG appears in 5 of the 11 most spoken langauges
>* W is in the other symbols section on the IPA chart
>(http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/gifs/ipachart.gif)
>* NG is in the other symbols section on the IPA chart
>(http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/gifs/ipachart.gif) with all the other consonants
>of my language
>* In this book I take my data from, Concise Compendium of the World's
>Languages, J and W are both sorted together as the only semi-vowles, so i
>am
>thinking that if i have one, i should also have the other.
>I would like to hear opinions on this, thank you.
>
>
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