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Re: YAEPT after all: English diphthongs

From:Peter Collier <petecollier@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 15:13
I was going to suggest Geordie - and possibly some Northern Irish too?


Michael Poxon <mike@...> wrote:
  Yes, these variations certainly occur in Geordie dialect (Newcastle area) so
/gre@t/, /bo@t/ and so on, though in practice, any final unvoiced stop tends
to be replaced by the glottal stop.
> > I think a great many English and Scottish dialects have monophthongs in > these words. Irish, too, I suppose. But I have heard re- diphthongising > variants that sound something like [grE{t] and [bO@t]. I believe I've > heard [griEt] as well. Where do we locate those? If I'm not dreaming > them? >


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>