Articles tagged “Unicode”

Unicode fun

The Unicode character U+029A ʚ is named LATIN SMALL LETTER CLOSED OPEN E.

Both CLOSED and OPEN? That’s a neat trick.


Spanish phonology and American accents

Among native speakers of American English who are learning Spanish, there’s a natural error that can easily mark them out as non-native Spanish speakers, and that seems to be fairly common. It’s all about the pronunciation and behaviour of the coronal consonants /t/ and /d/.