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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 5:08
On Wed, 10 Jul 2002 10:37:26 +1000 Tristan McLeay <kesuari@...>
> On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 02:54, Steg Belsky wrote: > > You actually pronounce "width" /wIdD/? > > I do to. And I pronounce 'fifth' and 'eighth' with /tT/s. Why one is > in > 'eighth' is fairly clear. I'm guessing it only found it's way into > 'fifth' to separate the /f/ and /T/. Or maybe I pronounce 'width' as > /wItT/. I think perhaps there's no phonemic difference between /tT/ > and > /dD/.
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/.


Tristan McLeay <kesuari@...>
Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>