Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know
|From:||Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 9, 2003, 5:07|
James Worlton wrote:
>What about the use of 'have' in the sense of 'need':
> I have to go to the store.
>I don't know the correct way to indicate the sound of
>this, but it seems that it is different than the two
>examples above (at least to me, and the way I have
>heard others use it).
It is indeed different. That "have to" is** run together into something
like ["h&ft@]. You'll even see this in writing sometimes, where a writer
will show this pronunciation as "hafta". I hafta go to the store!
>Oh, and Hi all. This is my first post. I have been
>lurking for a few weeks and decided to jump in.
>(Forgive me if this gets posted twice. I don't think
>it worked the first time.)
Welcome! Now you hafta tell us about you and any conlang of yours...
** disclaimer: Observed in writer's locality. Your pronunciation may vary.
Writer also makes no assertion here regarding correctness.