Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth
|From:||Thomas Leigh <thomas@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 11, 2002, 12:34|
John Cowan wrote:
> Ray Brown scripsit:
> > But forget _with_. Here down south, old hands like me say [wID],
> > while the younger generations say [wiv]. In parts of the north
> > one hears [wiT] and in certain other parts [wi]; I've certainlyheard
> > [wId] among Irish speakers.
> I'm wondering if the use of [i] here is intentional or a mere slip
> for [I].
I don't know about England, but I heard [wi] fairly frequently in
Scotland. Or is that /wi/? What's the difference between // and ?