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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! Andreas


Roger Mills <romilly@...>NATLANG: What's the sound of Castilian <s>?