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Re: Buffer and Vowel phonology
la lojbab. cusku di'e
> > but just as you can susbstitute any unvoiced non-Lojban consonant
> > sound for the apostrophe, and get away with it, as long as you keep
> > things distinct, vowels should work just as well.
la .and. cusku di'e
> Is that still allowed? I thought that licence had been rescinded! And
> there's me doing [h]s when I cd have been doing voiceless bilabial
You can use an alternative voiceless fricative if you think the listener
benefits thereby (i.e. when speaking to a listener who can hear [T] better
than [h], e.g.). Vowel buffering, OTOH, is supposed to be for the speaker's
benefit, which is naljbo at best.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
e'osai ko sarji la lojban.