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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, >which > > >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 >its > > 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). Andreas _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at