Re: OT: /x\/ (was: English and front rounded vowels)
|From:||René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 13, 2007, 16:19|
Benct Philip Jonsson:
> > Yes, or rather the Russian /f/ for Greek /T/ -- substituting
> > a native phoneme for a foreign one in a way which strikes
> > other foreigners used to another substitution funny: we
> > expect /s`/ pro /x\/, so /f/ is funny, Germans expect /t/
> > pro /T/, so /f/ is funny.
2007/12/13, email@example.com <li_sasxsek@...>:
> [f] for /T/ is known in dialects of English like Cockney. What is
> interesting about /T/ is how some L2's will say [t] and others
Or how (most) Dutch know perfectly well how to pronounce /T/,
but substitute /d/ for /D/ nevertheless.