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Re: Latin-1 English Pronunciation Key

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, September 10, 2000, 20:34
Fakaltinátas nús Dani-Wil:
> > /ä/ as {a} and {u} in _abut_ > > /ï/ as {e} in _kitten_ > > /ër/ as ur/er in _further_ > > Thank you for dividing the different "schwas"
Interesting. For me, the <e> in _kitten_ is the same vowel as in _big_, which seems to be close to i-bar. They can be quite hard to distinguish in unstressed position.
> (You can also find local forms of English with the > front rounded vowels
I've heard of those, but aren't they allophones of the back rounded vowels? -- "Only two things are infinite - the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor