Re: SoCal vowels (was Re: sending mail to the list)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 3, 2001, 19:10|
Matthew Pearson wrote:
> And that's different from the sound you have in "book" (which is in turn different
> from the sound you have in "put")?
Yes. "Put" has a rounded vowel, which I think is entrained by the /p/,
which explodes using perceptible rounding. "Book" has no such rounding.
"Could" uses a high central lax vowel rather than a high front lax vowel;
phonemically it is probably /c@d/, though the vowel is not [@] as such.
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