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Re: NATLANG: What's the sound of Castilian <s>?

From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Sunday, December 7, 2003, 3:22
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. Paul


Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>NATLANG: What's the soun d of Castilian <s>?