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Re: Portuguese (Was: French)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 18:08
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Paul Kershaw <ptkershaw@...> wrote:
> Personally, I don't have the fricative /θ/ (is that what's meant by /T/?)
Yes. See
> in <aesthete> or <calisthenics>, I only have the stop /t/.
That sounds quite strange to me. I also don't get all these epenthetic stops. I suppose a [?] might creep in when I'm being very careful to stop the voicing before a voiceless, as in "strength", but no way is a [t] going to show up there in my speech. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Paul Kershaw <ptkershaw@...>English (Was: Portuguese (Was: French))