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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:Matthew Butt <m.butt@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 14:49
/sIkT/ . . . but only when i'm talking quickly.

eighth comes out as /EI?T/ most of the time, and fifth /fIT/.

my brother, who says /f/ for /T/ would say, i think, /sIkf/, /fIf/, but
possibly something like /EI?pf/

-----Original Message-----
From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU] On
Behalf Of Tony Hogard
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Thorn vs Eth

Robert B Wilson:

> I was wondering: is there anyone who actually pronounces sixth as > /sIksT/ like every dictionary I've seen says? For some reason I have > a hard time > pronouncing /sT/.
I pronounce it /sIksT/. How else would one say it? :) -/ton/