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Re: Phonological terminology question

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 19, 2003, 17:34
Fredrik wrote:
>On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Andreas Johansson wrote: > > > Herearounds, you may also hear ingressive /ja/. It appears to be a > > female thing, but I could be wrong on that. > >Where is "hereabouts"? I never thought about it being male/female specific >usage, but now that you mention it, it could be that it is where my >parents are from (Västergötland). My mother has it, but not my father, who >was born about ten miles away from her (but then he has much less dialect >anyway).
Linköping. When I think about it, I don't think its a local thing*, but something I've been hearing from people drawn here by the Uni, by Saab, etc. * Local things include realizing /r/ as [w]. That's primarily a rural thing, tho' city people typically don't have it. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ The new MSN 8: advanced junk mail protection and 2 months FREE*