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Re: YAEPT: How you pronunce foreign place names

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 13:37
1. Who?
2. Why?  I don't think the pronunciation of those words varies much in
the Anglophonic world.   -[ik] or maybe -[i:k].  Although "creek" has
a local variant [kr\Ik] in many parts of the US, I don't think the
shortening of the vowel extends to other -/ik/ words.

On 1/29/07, Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2007, at 6:49 AM, Kinetic wrote: > > > Eric Christopherson wrote: > > > >> I'm not sure what you mean about <clique> -- is /kli:k/ disallowed? > > > > Nope, but /klik/ is, so rather than lengthen it, I change the vowel. > > How do you pronounce things like <beak>, <creak>, <Greek>? >
-- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>