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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 certainly
> > [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 []? Thomas


John Cowan <jcowan@...>Slashes vs Square Brackets (was: Thorn vs Eth)