Talk:High Valyrian Phonology

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The /j/ phoneme

In the Art of Language Invention, DJP exclusively uses [ɟ] as the realization of /j/, i.e. <j> in the standard romanization. The page mentions that this realization existed in antiquity, but does not list in in the table of phonemes. On the Vocabulary page, [j] is used exclusively. I think it would be more appropriate for the pronuncation guides (especially on the Vocabulary page) to reflect the earlier stage of the language, since that might be considered somewhat standard. Also, to my ear [dʒ] seems the dominant pronunciation on the show, which lies much closer to [ɟ] than [j] does. From what I can recall, DJP also mentioned that he thought rendering it as [j] was inaccurate, but I don't have the source available. Juelos 08:39, 5 December 2015 (CST)

Yeah this is a total mess, and on my list of things to do. --Iustinus 15:10, 25 April 2016 (CDT)
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