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On Sun, May 11, 2003 at 09:53:31AM +1000, Tristan McLeay wrote:
> The changes we use are: ' and either " or , for primary and secondary
> stress respectively. People often use standard X-SAMPA for this too,
> though, so a word with only " is probably talking about primary stress.
> & for the ae-lig. u\ for u-dashed, i\ for i-dashed. The reason for & for
> aelig and u\ for u-dashed is to avoid using { and } as characters
> (because they're confusing and ugly), yet some people still insit on
> saying that & and { are swapped. This makes very little sense in my
> mind. When I have need to talk of the OE ligature, I use /*/, which
> isn't taken by any character.

Good to know.  So the i\ corresponds to standard SAMPA 1.

Zad toer tida   [z&d 'to Er ,ti dA]     = Thank you

-Mark