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On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:16:39 +0200, Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>>On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> The Mongolian script writes the front-vocalic [k g] and back-vocalic [q G]
>>> allophones of /k g/ differently -- in fact it collapses the former two, so
>>> the characters are [k g], [q], [G]!
>>
>>Is that supposed to be a small cap G (IPA voiced uvular stop)? Comes
>>across here as a regular capital (SAMPA voiced velar fricative).
>
> No, genuinely a gamma: Omniglot <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolian_script > and Wikipedia <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongolian_script > agree on that.  It is
> funnily non-parallel, isn't it.

Funky.


-- 
Andreas Johansson

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