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

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Sunday, December 7, 2003, 9:40
Quoting David Peterson <ThatBlueCat@...>:

> 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).
[T] for /s/? That sounds really weird, since /s/, written |s|, and /T/, written |z| or |c|, contrast in Castilian. In the apparently slightly non- standard variant ofCastilian my Spanish relatives speak, they're [s] and [T]. Andreas