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by Chandith
29 Sep 2010 13:28
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Favorite Phoneme!
Replies: 421
Views: 36348

Re: Favorite Phoneme!

Well, that one is not really common in Germany. [ʁ] is the most common, followed by [r]. Maybe. I often get confused between [ʁ] and [ʀ]. [ʁ] is a fricative and [ʀ] is a trill, but I have trouble distinguishing them too. That maybe due to the fact, that very often [ʁ] is misleadingly taught as /ʀ/ ...
by Chandith
29 Sep 2010 13:08
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Hated Phonemes!
Replies: 92
Views: 8352

Re: Hated Phonemes!

I'm not a big fan of /ç/. Me neither. Also, I don't understand why so many people like it that much. It reminds me of the soft sound of wind passing through narrow spaces. I have always found it very soothing. There isn't really any phoneme I HATE, but I am not very fond of nasal vowels, [ɹ] and fo...
by Chandith
27 Sep 2010 15:32
Forum: Linguistics & Natlangs
Topic: Favorite Phoneme!
Replies: 421
Views: 36348

Re: Favorite Phoneme!

Maximillian wrote:My favourite would be [ʀ], like in German. ^_^
Well, that one is not really common in Germany. [ʁ] is the most common, followed by [r].

My favorites are: [ç], [ʁ] and [ɾ].