Re: / / vs [ ]
|From:||Elliott Lash <al260@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 4, 2002, 23:36|
Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...> writes:
> also "broad" and "narrow" phonetic representation, depending on how
> much detail you go into in phonetic representation.) Or the /l/ which
> is different in <lick> and <bell> ("dark" and "light" <l>, but I'm not
> sure which is which).
the /l/ in /lIk/ is light and the /l/ in /bEl/ is dark or velarized, at least this
is how I understand it. The dark /l/ sometimes has the tendency to become
/w/...when I speak very very rapidly.