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Sounds to me like this sound is to [l] what [ɕ] is to [ʃ]. I don't know 
what diacritics you'd have to use to build that up, though - is there a 
'laminal' diacritic?

On 2019/02/10 14:18, Tony Harris wrote:
> On 19-02-10 14:18, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>> Ékivrin!
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 10, 2019 at 02:07:50PM -0500, Tony Harris wrote:
>>> The sound I romanize as "lr" is made my placing the antero-dorsal part
>>> of the tongue against the post-alveolar area and producing a voiced
>>> lateral approximant.  In layman's terms, an L made with the middle of
>>> the tongue just behind the alveolar ridge.  The tip of the tongue 
>>> almost
>>> invariably ends up behind the bottom teeth when I do this, but I've
>>> determined that is largely immaterial to the production of the sound.
>>>
>> I don't think I count as an IPA expert, so I'll defer to anyone who 
>> feels a lot surer of their answer than I do, but that sounds like 
>> some sort of laminal retroflex lateral approximant, which you could 
>> probably represent with /ɭ/ if you don't have another retroflex lateral.
>> Assuming you have a regular /l/, how do you pronounce that?
> The regular /l/ is just /l/, although Alurhsa does also have /ʟ/, /ɬ/, 
> and /dˡ/.  It doesn't have /ɭ/ but that one shows in the chart as a 
> retroflex lateral approximant, and Alurhsa "lr" is definitely not 
> retroflex, it's antero-dorsal.  The tip of the tongue just ends up 
> tucked down near the bottom teeth (sort of "lower dental"?) but the 
> sound itself is produced with the middle of the top surface of the 
> tongue touching just behind the alveolar ridge.