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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... M ** disclaimer: Observed in writer's locality. Your pronunciation may vary. Writer also makes no assertion here regarding correctness.


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