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Steg Belsky wrote:

> On Jul 19, 2004, at 10:26 AM, Paul Roser wrote:
>

>> I can sort of get a whistling sound if I make an apico-alveolar
>> sibilant, but the whistling becomes more pronounced if I added
>> labialization (lips shaped like I'm pronouncing /o/ or /u/). Adding
>>  pharyngealization/tongue root retraction does seem to increase the
>> whistle somewhat. So a pharyngealized or RTR apico-alveolar, I'd
>> guess. Bfowu >
>
>
> Thanks a lot!
> So it'd be something like /s_a_q/ in C-XSAMPA, then.  Horribly
> complicated but cool.

I think labialization, or labial fricative coarticulation is
important too.  The [x__P_O] my dad used for /x/ was very
whistly.

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