Re: Q (Caucasian Elf)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 27, 2001, 19:57|
Lars Mathiesen wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 12:49:54 -0500
> > From: Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
> > Danny Boy wrote:
> > >Not many languages around the world have the low front rounded vowel,
> > >in IPA is (capital) OE-ligature and some ungodly amalgam of symbols in
> > >Kirschenbaum which I don't remember. It *might* exist in some Turkic
> > >languages but not Turkish itself.
> > My dad's Swedish dialect (it's a kind of Småländska that have no name of
> > own that I'm aware of) or something close. It corresponds to standard
> > Swedish "ö" but is more open.
>According to the SAMPA page for Swedish, standard <ö> is SAMPA /2/,
>IPA /ø/ --- except before <r>, where it's SAMPA /9/, IPA oe-ligature.
>Is your dad's <ö> even more open than the latter?
I seems so to me, but I'm no phonologist so I daren't say I'm completely
sure. To mess things up, he only uses this "special ö" when talking dialect
- normally he talks more or less standard Swedish with the same ö's as me
(those you described).
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