Re: possesives in -s
|From:||Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 13, 2000, 22:39|
On Sat, 12 Aug 2000, Thomas R. Wier wrote:
>Padraic Brown wrote:
>> The only thing I'm not entirely satisfied with is the
>> vowel of the genitive marker.
>Genitive marker? Is the vowel you use for the genitive different from that
>which goes along with the plural?
As far as I can tell, it's the same vowel.
>> It's kind of like [i], but shorter and swallowed a bit.
>Maybe [I], or a more centralized vowel. That's normally what I hear.
Bugger. I always confuse [i] and [I]. It's the one like in 'bit'
or 'sit'. Just shorter in duration. It's definitely not [@] or
similar (there's a difference between miss's and missus).
>Tom Wier | "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero."