Re: USAGE: American low back vowels [was Re: New Try from a New Guy]
|From:||Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>|
|Date:||Monday, December 16, 2002, 22:04|
On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 13:36:02 -0600 "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...>
> Quoting John Cowan <jcowan@...>:
> > Joseph Fatula scripsit:
> > > Is the first vowel sound in American English "father" [a]? The
> way that
> > > sounds normal to me doesn't seem to have any diphthongization at
> > Most Americans use [A] here, but in Boston they say [a].
> In Chicago as well.
and northeast ohio
> Thomas Wier
Yessessë Eru ontanë Menel ar Cemen.
Yessessë ëa Quetta ar Quetta né as Eru ar Eru né Quetta.