Re: rhotic miscellany, and a usage note
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 7, 2004, 20:13|
From: "J. 'Mach' Wust" <j_mach_wust@...>
> On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 23:50:33 -0600, Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...> wrote:
> > From: "J. 'Mach' Wust" <j_mach_wust@...>
> > > I don't know how the /r/ is realized in Bavarian dialects. Hitler,
> > > however, didn't have no Bavarian in his speech. He spoke just the
> > > standard media accent of his time.
> > Really? I could swear I've heard recordings of him where he used
> > the alveolar tap or trill rather than the uvular trill for <r> --
> > especially in "das deutsche [rrrr]eich".
> So you're affirming that the alveolar tap-trill is a feature of
Ah, I seem to have misread your original comment. Sorry for the confusion.
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