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Re: more English orthography

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 16, 2000, 13:53
> >For me, /meri/, /mæri/, /me@ri/; /pIn/, /pen/ - approx RP. Does this > >polyhomonymity [!] cause problems for such American > English-speakers with >interpreting IPA?
- In my pronounciation (NYC) "merry, marry, Mary" are pronounced approximately as /mEri/, /m&ri/, /me@ri/. My American English problem with IPA is that my linguistics teacher and books always talked about the phoneme /A/ (back low unrounded), which doesn't exist in my dialect. I use /a/. -Stephen (Steg) "in the beginning there was no roar."