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Re: Two pronunciation questions...

Mark J. Reed (markjreed@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



I know that, but it is used in non-IPA systems. I was just trying to
come up with an explanation for it showing up there in a supposedly
IPA context. Should have realized it was a font issue rather than an
actual apostrophe.

-marqoS

On Sunday, November 1, 2009, Michael Everson <everson@evertype.com> wrote:
> On 1 Nov 2009, at 00:16, Mark J. Reed wrote:
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>> The ' is probably meant to represent aspiration; apostrophe is
>> commonly used for that. ÂThe [tÉ] is supposed to be strongly
>> aspirated, i.e. Â[tÉÊ], and with affricates it's also common to put
>> the aspiration indicator on the stop symbol rather than the fricative.
>
> The apostrophe is not used to indicate aspiration in the IPA.
>
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>






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