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Re: Further blitherings

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 0:31
Barbara Barrett writes:
 > Barbara Babbles;
 > The "gh" of "ugh" as in the "gh" of "lough" (voiced fricative)
 > and the u as in "under".

That would be /VG/ then, in X-SAMPA.  If there's no gap in my
understanding of the IPA - /V/ is in the part of the vocalic
quadrangle that I find difficult.  And assuming that "gh" is velar,
rather than uvular.

I've only heard "lough" about 3 times in my life that I remember, and
I think most of them were (mis?)pronounced the same as the Scottish
"loch" (where the "ch" is unvoiced (I hope)).