On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 03:48:06PM -0400, Douglas Koller, Latin & French wrote: > HS writes > >[snip] > > > >Not really, there is a tonal ambiguity between /chin5 e/ and /chin1 e/. > >Although I suppose if you differentiated the /e/'s, which is long in the > >second case, it would resolve the ambiguity. > > What would really have resolved the ambiguity is Chinese > *characters*, the fount of all joy in the universe. [snip] But with an illiterate native like myself, you won't get very far with that! :-P T -- Spaghetti code may be tangly, but lasagna code is just cheesy.