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Re: YAEPT: How you pronunce foreign place names

From:Kinetic <kinetic_wab@...>
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/ :-) K.