Re: OT: YAEPT: karaoke (was: Re: new Klingon spelling)
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 6, 2004, 3:15|
> Eh? I make them end in /di/, and my wife calls me a gangster because
> I say /'tuzdi/ instead of /tjuzdei/ as she does. In neither case is
> there a final short vowel.
Sorry, misread the original post. At any rate, /ej/ is pretty much
nonexistent in final unstressed position, hence the /i/ in "karaoki"
(and "kamikaze", for that matter)
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