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Re: USAGE: rhoticity [was Re: The [??] attribute]

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Friday, September 13, 2002, 3:30
At 16:34 2002-09-12 -0700, Nihil Sum wrote:

>So: is the y consonant just a very short i-glide before the vowel?
>Likewise, >is the r consonant sound* just a very short "er" glide before the next >vowel?
Yes. In General American, that is. /BP 8^)> -- B.Philip Jonsson (delete X) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull." -- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)