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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! Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Join the world’s largest e-mail service with MSN Hotmail.