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Gratiutious YAEPT (was Re: Phonological musings (was: Announcement: New auxlang "Choton"))

From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 5, 2004, 18:29
Because asking me to resist the EPTs is like whistling in the wind...

On Tue, 05 Oct 2004 19:48:03 +0200, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>

> the RPoid English I learnt has [we@] for > "were". I suppose Tolkien's 'lect differed here; dialectal variation > 'tween [we:] and [we@] is, of course, easily believable.
/w@:/ ~ /w6:/ here, with /w@/ in unstressed environments. i.e and e.g. /w6: ju ?DE:/ vs /wE w@ ju/ Paul