tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jun 12 20:03:44 2002

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RE: Critical (glottal) Stop

> In preparing my vocabulary lists, I have been searching for word pairs in
> which a glottal stop (') is a single distinguishing point.  It is far too
> easy for me to miss the stop unless I give it a bit of "special
> attention".

I know what you mean.  I use a photographic memory... but it's a low
resolution photo, so sometimes the tiny ' get's lost.

> This is the list I've compiled - Are there any others I may have missed?

pay   pay'
qay   qay'
Qay   Qay'
tlhoy tlhoy'
Suy   Suy'

My rhyming dictionary came in handy for this (ordered right-to-left, for
poetry, etc)

DloraH, BG

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