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Re: SoCal vowels (was Re: sending mail to the list)

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Friday, May 4, 2001, 17:29
On Fri, 4 May 2001, John Cowan wrote:

> Roger Mills scripsit: > > > I would have very short barred-i > > [ki-d] for "could" in casual speech, _unstressed_ position, but not > > otherwise. > > Same here. "Could" when stressed is /kUd/, but unstressed /ki-d/. >
Hm; I'm trying to figure this out now... [wEl wI "kUd %du:] if it's stressed... ["aj k@d6 %gA:n] (A is IPA script a, right?) I'm not sure about if it's [@] that's there, but I'm quite certain it's not barred-i...closer to /2/...maybe a reduced /2/? -------ferko Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Free British Columbia! Virtual Votia - Vaddjamaa Internetaza: railways page: 25kV 50Hz:


Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>Western Canadian vowels (was Re: SoCal vowels)