On the upcoming LATIN LETTER SMALL CAPITAL Q
gwalla at gmail.com
Sun Dec 25 18:18:24 CST 2016
On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 8:58 AM, Yifán Wáng <747.neutron at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please excuse my serial posting.
> I recently noticed the subhead given to the LATIN LETTER SMALL CAPITAL
> Q in the following document (at A7AF) is "Letter for representation of
> morpheme in Japanese".
> However, to my knowledge, the letter is required for describing a
> "phoneme" of Japanese that isn't tied to specific "morphemes" (~
> "words"). I have contacted the original writer of the proposal:
> and he agrees with me in this regard.
> Thus I suppose "Letter for Japanese phonology" would be more desired a
> heading for this character, though subheads are not normative. What
> are your thoughts?
AIUI it's not really a phoneme either; it represents gemination of a
following consonant. A chroneme?
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