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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: Choton: Ichwara Prana: Skälansk: Advanced English: