Re: YAEPT: How you pronunce foreign place names
|Date:||Wednesday, February 7, 2007, 21:04|
Eric Christopherson votuala:
> He said /klik/ is disallowed in his idiolect, so I wondered about
> other /ik/ words. It turns out I had misunderstood his point and his
> phonemics - he thinks of the vowel in <beak> et al. as /i:/, rather
> than /i/.
Yep, that's right. /bi:k/, /kr\i:k/, etc. to answer your original
question. Definitely longer vowels than in stuff like /klIk/.
(Sorry, I've been away for a /wi:k/ :-)