right-hook v

Via Bridget Samuels at ilani ilani: The IPA council has adopted the first new phonetic symbol in twelve years. SIL explains that the “right hook v” will symbolise a labiodental flap, and how to produce this sound. It is a phoneme in several African languages, among which Mono.

The latest beta versions of the Doulos SIL and Charis SIL fonts include the right hook v in their “private use area” (code U+F25F). If you have one of them installed, you might see it here: . (Otherwise, you’ll see some nonsense or nothing at all.)

1 comment(s) for 'IPA + 1!'

  1. (Comment, 2005-11-03 07:59 )

    The hours spent learning phonetics (Its f I netix NOT f o netics - sigh!) under a strict authoritarian “Father” at school has made me sort of fond of them. Thanks for the update - something I wouldn’t have known if I didn’t read your blog.

    Good stuff - keep it coming!