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Re: Lingwa de Planeta (LdP) introductory course

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2007, 19:57
Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>:

> On 8/6/07, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote: > > My brain tends to register that ending as /tS/. > > Same here; note [tS], not [ts]. And d' sounds more like [dZ] than > [dz]. But I've only dabbled in Russian, and don't hear it very often > from either native or non-native speakers, so I am not any kind of > authority. If the Russophones on the list say that /d_j/ is > frequently pronounced [dz], who am I to argue? I"ll just have to get > over my surprise and move on. :)
Actually, I believe they're saying it's frequently pronounced as [dz)_j]. Hearing a palatalized dental/alveolar as a postalveolar should hardly be surprising when our native langs do not have phonemic palatalization. Andreas