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From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of Garth Wallace
Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:48 AM
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Subject: Re: phoneme (was: the Shwa script)
 
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:37 PM, Daniel Prohaska
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> ---------------------------------------------------------
> On 27/07/2011 20:56, Michael Everson wrote:
> [snip]
>  >
>  > Me, I hear phonemes.
>  >
> 
> How? You hear phones (ring, ring ;-)), but you perceive and organise them
as phonemes.
 
"That depends on whether by "hear" you mean "sense sound waves (with the
ears)" or "perceive sound (with the brain)". If it's the latter, saying you
hear phonemes isn't necessarily off base."
 
Thatís quite true.
Dan