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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 > Bavarian-Austrian.
Ah, I seem to have misread your original comment. Sorry for the confusion. ========================================================================= Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my subjects personally, Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police don't get it right University of Chicago half the time." -- octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of 1010 E. 59th Street Abu Dhabi, to a French reporter. Chicago, IL 60637