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YAEPT: Voiceless TH in whether, worthy ( w as: U T F-8 Test: z h ōng guó ( � ���), 한궄,)

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Saturday, November 11, 2006, 23:25
Arthaey Angosii wrote:

> quoting me: > >> I was taught in school to pronounce th in worthy unvoiced, but voiced >> in weather and whether. I certainly have heard worthy with a voiced >> th later, which is correct according to Webster. Maybe my teacher had >> a British leaning. > > Where was your school that taught this? It's certainly the way my mom > pronounces those words.
In southeastern Norway, region of the capital Oslo, so it was only as a foreign language, by a teacher or teachers who weren't native speakers themselves. So this is not very significant I am afraid... LEF