NATLANG: What's the soun d of Castilian <s>?
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 7, 2003, 9:48|
Quoting Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>:
> On Sat, 06 Dec 2003 21:47:25 -0500 (EST), David Peterson
> <ThatBlueCat@...> wrote:
> > The Spaniards I knew had [T]. I thought that was pretty standard. If
> > you're hearing something that's closer to [S] or [C], though, it could
> > be
> > something different (a change, a new dialect, a different phoneme,
> > mishearing, or
> > lots of incorrect linguistic data).
> > -David
> [T] for _all_ /s/? I've never heard that -- often [T] for /s/ /_i,e -- but
> then again I've never listened carefully around Spanish speakers so I may
> just be imposing on them what my textbooks tell me they "should" be saying.
> Spain Spanish, btw. I know the situation is different in Chicano and other
> American Spanishes.
Apparently, there's some Andalusian dialects that have merged /s/ and /T/ as
[T] everywhere - a Spanish guy with whom I spoke of dialects a few days ago
had nothing good to say about them!