Print

Print


Sai Emrys wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Herman Miller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I was thinking actually of whistles as a manner of articulation in a more
>> typical spoken language (not a language entirely consisting of whistles).
> 
> Presumably excluding such things as the distinctly Western "wolf
> whistle" (despite its very specific pattern and meaning) and the
> hyper-reduced 'uhUHuh' ('I dunno'), as being insufficiently
> linguistic?

I considered putting a sort of whistling [s] (not sure if there is 
an IPA for it) sound into one of my languages.