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.