Re: YAEPT: Voiceless TH in whether, worthy ( w as: UT F-8 Test: z h ōng guó ( � ���), 한궄,)
|From:||Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 11, 2006, 21:07|
Emaelivpeith Lars Finsen 'sa <lars.finsen@...>:
> What dialect is your mother using?
Both my parents were born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area of
California. All of *their* parents were also Californians, so no
immigrant accent influence so far as I know.
> 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.