[Solved] Sounds / Phonetics of Grahas from Graha Sutras book
Hello Ernst and all, I'm doing a dive into phonetics and the Grahas, and I have a few doubts about what's written in Grahas Sutras.
1.- I'm missing the /f/ sound, as in "friend, family, France", called "voiceless labiodental fricative", it's sometimes spelt with "f" or "ph". Would it be ruled by the Moon?
2.- The /d/ sound, as in "day, Daniel, down" is called a "voiced alveolar stop", but it's under dentals.
Also, the /t/ sound, "Ted, Tilly, today" is a "voiceless alveolar stop", and is also under dentals.
I'm guessing since the tongue goes very close to the teeth you are considering them dentals?
3.- What about the /w/ sound, as in "William, Walmart", called labio-velar approximant, would it go under the Moon?
f sound is ph, which is saturn.
there are two t/d sounds, one is the dental with the tongue moving towards the teeth, the other is the retroflex of the tongue moving back towards the palate.
w sound is same as v, yes, a moon sound.
Thank you, but /v/ a "voiced labiodental fricative" is a Moon sound, so the /f/ sound which is a "voiceless labiodental fricative" I think is Moon too, not Saturn.
Cause with words like "family" you don't start the word with your lips fully pressed together, like with /p/ /b/ /m/ like "Paul, boy or mother"
/v/ and /f/ sounds the mouth position is almost identical
yes, for a sound like that, go with Moon.
Thank you, Ernst! All clear.