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Re: [wEr\ Ar\ ju: fr6m] ?

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 7, 2001, 20:26
Herman Miller wrote:
>For those of us who are borrowing place names from what the people who live >there call them (which I might still do for Ludiréo, although probably not >for Tirèlhat), I thought it might be cool to make a list of phonetic >transcriptions of the home towns of Conlang list members. Feel free to >include the names of nearby places. > >City: Ann Arbor [{n"Ar\br\=] >County: Washtenaw ["wQSt@nQ:] >State: Michigan ["mISIg@n] >Country: USA [ju:Es"eI] (a.k.a. America [@"mEr\Ik@], United States >[ju"nAI4@d "steIts], US [ju:"Es]) > >Major nearby cities: Detroit [dI"t_hr\OIt], Toledo [t_h@"li:doU] >Other nearby places: Ypsilanti [IpsI"l{~4i], Saline [s@"li:n]
Community: Linghem ["liN(h)Em] Commune: Linköping [lin"C2:piN] Province: Östergötland [%2st@r"j2:tland] Country: Sverige ["svErjE] Big Bloc: EU [e:}:] (note the abscence of a definite article) Note: I don't speak the local dialect* - the pronunciations above are "Standard". I'm to lazy to indicate that [t] and [d] are dental, that the [v] is voiceless and similar phonetic detail. * I find this dialect, "Östgötska" [2"x2tska], pretty ugly. Among the more dislikeably features is the rendering of /r/ as [w] (standard example: "oedit" ["we:dit] for Standard "redigt" ["re:dit], tho' this word is quite unusual on Standard). Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at


daniel andreasson <danielandreasson@...>
SuomenkieliMaa <suomenkieli@...>[wEr\ Ar\ ju: fr6m] ? Am I right??