[Corpora-List] Help needed in transcription of some Pashto phones

Mike Maxwell maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Fri Aug 31 15:48:23 CEST 2012

On 8/30/2012 11:16 AM, fatima zuhra wrote:
> I am working on speech processing of Pashto. I have noticed some phones in Pashto for which it is
> difficult to identify IPA and SAMPA symbols. I will be very thankful if some expert of phonetics
> help me identify these symbols. I will send speech files containing these phones if someone is
> willing to help me.

Can you describe the sounds? (voiceless unaspirated retroflex plosive...) The sounds of "standard" Pashto dialects are reasonably well described; are these phones only found in particular dialects of Pashto?

Mike Maxwell

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