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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 >Marseillais.
Indeed :))) . Christophe Grandsire. You need a straight mind to invent a twisted conlang.