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 Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?