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Re: The [??] attribute

From:Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>
Date:Thursday, September 12, 2002, 21:50
--- Christophe Grandsire
<christophe.grandsire@...> wrote:

> Right explanation, wrong example. IIRC very few > dialects of English have > syllabic [m=]. I was tempted to say "no dialect", > but I know that with English > you must never say never ;))) .
Indeed. Around here, it seems to be mostly vocalic em. I.e., no schwa or anything.
> But take any final > |-er| from any word in some > rhotic dialect of English (mostly American) and you > have an example of a > syllabic r.
Loads of medial ars as well: /brd/, /flrt/, etc.
> Christophe.
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