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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:Josh Brandt-Young <vionau@...>
Date:Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 23:55
on 7/10/02 9:25 AM, Andrew Chaney at adchaney@MAC.COM wrote:

> on 9/7/02 23:57, Robert B Wilson (han_solo55@JUNO.COM) wrote: > >> 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 do. It's terribly difficult, but how else am I to pronouce it?
After realising that I seem to be saying [sIks:], I checked with my girlfriend -- she also elides the [T] except in really careful speech. Wow, my idiolect has phonemic consonant length! :) -Josh


Tim May <butsuri@...>