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YAEPT after all: English diphthongs

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 12:26
Den 26. aug. 2008 kl. 13.21 skreiv Daniel Prohaska:

> I speak the English of the Greater Manchester area and I've got > monophthings in words such as <great> [grE:t], <face> [fE:s], > <boat> [bO:t], <nose> [nO:z];
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? LEF


Michael Poxon <mike@...>