Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 19:15:41 EDT From: Terry Lynn Irons Subject: Re: LAGS > > I am doing some research with the LAGS volumes and need some help. I'm > not always sure about the LAGS phonetic notation: > > "girl" --articulartory description of what this is? > March is this a retroflex r? Or just opposed to r-lessness? > fog <{o}> open ? > rice <{ie}> ?????? > The AAM Phonology to which Bill refers has the following about the representations you mention. is the sound in Pederson's "putt" is " " " " "race" (Syllabic r is as in "batter") is the vowel in "pot" Definitely low central, not open back is the dipthong in "pie" for those who have one. LAGS phonological notation does not have the same degree of phonetic gradation indicated in the LAMSAS work, as far as I can tell. Terry -- (*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*) Terry Lynn Irons t.irons[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Voice Mail: (606) 783-5164 Snail Mail: UPO 604 Morehead, KY 40351 (*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)=(*)