How can I romanize these sounds?

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starrfox75
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How can I romanize these sounds?

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I have some sounds in my phonological inventory that I'm not entirely sure how to romanize. The sounds are the following:
/ʌ/
/ʀ/ (differing from r /ɾ/)
/ɕ/ and /ʑ/ (differing from s, z, sh, and zh)
How can I romanize them?
Edit: I ended up:
duplicating the letter after "u" for /ʌ/ (runa --> runna)
rr for /ʀ/
sj and zj for /ɕ/ and /ʑ/, respectively
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Re: How can I romanize these sounds?

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starrfox75 wrote:
30 Nov 2019 21:07
I have some sounds in my phonological inventory that I'm not entirely sure how to romanize. The sounds are the following:
/ʌ/
/ʀ/ (differing from r /ɾ/)
/ɕ/ and /ʑ/ (differing from s, z, sh, and zh)
How can I romanize them?
I suppose really is would depend on a) the rest of your orthography (as well as your conlang's syllable structure so we don't come up with anything ambiguous, unless of course that doesn't bother you), and b) to what extent you favour digraphs (and trigraphs and the like) or diacritics.
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