bob thornton wrote: > > > */Garth Wallace <[log in to unmask]>/* wrote: > > >bob thornton wrote: > >> > >> g (velar click, no IPA symbol) > > >I think there's no IPA symbol because it's anatomically impossible. > >Clicks are velaric ingressives, formed by stopping airflow at the > place > >of articulation and the velum, pulling the tongue root back to > create a > >vacuum between them, and then releasing the stop. You can't have a > >velaric ingressive velar stop — there would be no "between". > > Then what the deuce kind of noise am I making? It's on the same > place of articulation as G... (XSAMPA g ) Probably an implosive (glottalic ingressive).