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Re: / / vs [ ]

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, January 6, 2002, 19:15
On 5 Jan 02, at 15:57, Steven W. Lytle wrote:

> In a message dated 2002-01-05 2:55:46 AM Eastern Standard Time, > Philip.Newton@GMX.NET writes: > > > Or even by the > > fact that a final /t/ can turn into a medial /d/ when an ending is > > added. > > you've got it backwards. the (phoneme) [d] is pronounced as /t/ when final. > when the [d] isn't final, it's pronounced as /d/.
OK, you've convinced me now. But you have your slashes and your brackets reversed :) ("/d/ is pronounced as [t] when final" etc. would be correct AIUI.) Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>