Phonetics Around the World. Most of the sound files for this lecture can be found online at: http://www.phonetics.ucla.edu/index/sounds.html. October 22, 2012. Fun Stuff. Voiceless [w] and Cool Whip. Some sound inventories: Piraha and Jhu|hoasi. 3. Burmese voiceless nasals.
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Most of the sound files for this lecture can be found online at: http://www.phonetics.ucla.edu/index/sounds.html
October 22, 2012
Pirahã is a rather exotic language spoken in the Amazon basin, in Brazil.
high, mid, low
front, central, back
tense vs. lax
note: close = high, open = low, etc...