Re: French r
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 4, 2003, 11:09|
En réponse à Andreas Johansson :
>Swedish has this funny combination of stress accent and two word tones, known
>as acute and grave accent. Unfortunately, I'm essentially tone-deaf, and can't
>really describe it (I rely mostly on context to tell the minimal pairs
>apart, 'mafraid). "Marseljäsen" should have acute, I believe, which ought to
>mean the pitch peaks on the stressed syllable.
Then it woul be like the Marseillais pitch.
>Some dialects would, of course, have [R\s] instead of [s`], but while that
>might sound more French, from what you say it shouldn't sound more
Indeed :))) .
You need a straight mind to invent a twisted conlang.