Re: German style orthography
|From:||Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 12, 2004, 12:06|
On Sat, 11 Dec 2004 08:31:49 -0500, J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...>
>Funny, I've always thought that the Alemannic were the only who pronounce
>the words _Ast_ "bough" and _Espe_ "aspen tree" with /St/ and /Sp/! Are you
>sure that you don't have some kind of Alemannic accent? This would also make
>your distinction of short and long consonants much more plausible to me.
Good you pointed that out... "sp" and "st" is only pronounced /Sp/ and /St/
at the beginning of a word (or at the beginning of compounds, as the "stein"
in "Flußstein") , never otherwise.
Pascal A. Kramm, author of:
Ichwara Prana: http://www.choton.org/ichwara/
Advanced English: http://www.choton.org/ae/