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Re: Other Vulgar Latins?

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 1:17
On 22/02/06, Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...> wrote:

> > half hearth > > I don't know any dialect of English where these two are a minimal pair, > rhotic or non-rhotic.
AFAIK, most dialects of the south-east of England and related ex-colonial dialects would have these minimal, e.g. for AusE: /ha:f/ vs /ha:T/
> > infuse enthuse > > Ditto. [I] vs. [E].
I would consider them to be /Infju\:s/ vs /InTu\:s/ (with /fj/ vs /T/). -- Tristan.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>