JC wrote: > One of my conlangs has a sound that's like a high pitched, whistled s or sh. Of > the admittedly small set of people I was bugging with this the other day, I'm > the only one who can do it, but if I say s or sh and sort of curl my tongue tip > up, I get the whistle. > > Phonology is not my strong point, as you can probably tell :-) Is there a > common notation for this sort of thing? As an adjunct to this, does anybody know how to describe the (in)famous Irish "whistled-t"? It's quite similar to this, only softer and not quite so much curled as raised. My phonology-foo isn't quite strong enough for this one. K.