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bob thornton wrote:

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> */Garth Wallace <[log in to unmask]>/* wrote:
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>      >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).