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Where do these fit in the non-traditional alphabet?

I'm doing a project on linguistics and I have a problem with some letters. What happens when you add the accents?

Would these ones be in order? :

a æ ɑ ą a̧ á à â ä ǎ ă ā ã å ǻ ą æ ǽ ǣ

b ɓ ɓ b

c ç ć ċ ĉ č ç

And here are the ones I'm not sure about :

ð

ɣ

ɔ ɔ̧

Sſ

þ

ß

ʋ

Ƿ

ʔ

What order are they meant to go by? And if possible, could you indicate which letter of the alphabet comes before and after each one? I'm a visual person.

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
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    I am having a bit of trouble understanding your question. If you are in linguistics class, surely you know that there is an International Phonetic Alphabet. This alphabet does not have a conventional order.

    Any order that might be imposed would follow the order of sounds of a language being studied.

    Instead, consonants are divided into categories of sound such as pulmonic consonants, Non-pulmonic consonants, Affricates, and Co-articulated consonants.

    The first two categories have names for place of articulation.

    Labial

    Coronal

    Dorsal

    Radical

    Glottal

    If you are visual, you must visualize the oral cavity to understand this.

    And then there are names for manner:

    Nasal

    Stop

    Sibilent Fricative

    Non sibilent fricative

    Approximant ot trill

    and lateral fricative and approximant

    Of course, there are about 30 vowel names depending on the place in the mouth. The vowel symbols do not usually have accent marks. Are your vowels with marks from ordinary alphabets?

    Here's a chart of a few sounds and symbols

    Tie bar Ligature Description

    t͡s ..............ʦ .............voiceless alveolar affricate

    d͡z .............ʣ .............voiced alveolar affricate

    t͡ʃ...............ʧ............. voiceless postalveolar affricate

    d͡ʒ .............ʤ .............voiced postalveolar affricate

    t͡ɕ...............ʨ .............voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate

    d͡ʑ ...............ʥ ..........voiced alveolo-palatal affricate

    t͡ɬ .........................– voiceless alveolar lateral affricate

    k͡p ........................... – voiceless labial-velar plosive

    ɡ͡b ...........................– voiced labial-velar plosive

    ŋ͡m .......................... – labial-velar nasal stop

    ɡ͡ɣ .......................... – voiced velar affricate

    I hope you may become more of a aural person. Visual would be best for sign language.

    I recommend that you schedule a long session with your professor. Print out your question and this answer and take it with you.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    You forgot a few. What happened, for example to ø , and to ö and ü ?

    I'm confused by what you're trying to do ... is it include all letter variations in an even bigger 'Latin' alphabet? Or are you picking one (or more) languages that work on variations of a 'Latin' alphabet, and just asking about the order for that one alphabet?

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