Re: ooh, vowels, these luvely vowels...
|Date:||Sunday, March 9, 2003, 9:15|
b walker wrote:
> oh, that's kuehl. i like irish's etabnannimousness.
Etabnannery. But your spelling is correct for etabnannimous+ness.
> any ideas for /i/ or /a:/ movement?
You don't need to do anything with them. They can quite happily sit
where they are. But if you want to do something with them, the only
thing I've known a short [i]-like sound (specifically, [I]) to do, other
than become more [i]-like was to become less [i]-like and head off in
the direction of [@]. (One suggestion could be /i/ > /@/, /i:/ > /i/,
/e:/ > /i:/.) I can't really think of anything to do with /a:/, and
seeing as you want an /a:/ in the output, why change it? (Maybe it's
phonetic realisation will change from e.g. [A:] to [a:] or vice versa, I