Re: Wenedyk - Nouns
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 3, 2002, 9:37|
Daniel Andreasson wrote:
>Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > I even had an argument with a girl who claimed that
> > _hjärta_ ['jEt`:a] "heart" and _hetta_ ['hEt:a] "heat"
> > rhymes
>Arghs! ::looking around for hard and blunt object::
> > (and those were her pronunciations) ... and I thought
> > the retroflexless dialects, like my father's, were bad
> > enough.)
>No no. You have it all wrong. The absolute worst dialect
>is the one which has [E] instead of [&] before [r]. ;)
I applied my attention to the medial stop, so I shan't swear she didn't have
[j&t`:a], but I think she had the same height as in _hetta_. Personally, I
do have [&] for /E/ before retroflexes, so my 'lect is fine!
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