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Re: Case

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, July 18, 1999, 23:48
Irina Rempt-Drijfhout wrote:
> Try pronouncing the one in the middle as /j/. It's a straightforward > word of three syllables then, [kop'iji].
Are [j] and [i] allophones in Romanian? Even if so, I still think that _copiii_ is a weird looking word, it makes me think it should be a *really* long /i::/ :-) -- "[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." -- William Caxton ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor