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Re: Voiced/voiceless stops in English,was: Re: Pronouncing Tokana...

From:Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 2, 2000, 20:55
At 9:08 pm -0500 1/2/00, Nik Taylor wrote:
>Raymond Brown wrote: >> Some in north west England have [r\] (alveolar approximant) for medial /t/ >> and would, presumably, pronounce 'at all' as [@r\O:l] > >ONLY for medial /t/, not for medial /d/? Interesting. That's a rather >odd change, I think, stop to approximate.
I think medial /d/ is likely to be treated the same way. It's not a dialect I'm over-familiar with. I've heard it on TV and met one or two people that come from area. /Surup/ for 'shut up' sort of sticks in the mind :) Ray. ========================================= A mind which thinks at its own expense will always interfere with language. [J.G. Hamann 1760] =========================================