Re: The [??] attribute
|From:||Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 12, 2002, 21:50|
--- Christophe Grandsire
> 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.
Aci ce Kernow le ouygaint mil; et savuriont y pherque!
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