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Is what I do an alveolar trill?

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Friday, December 1, 2000, 22:20
Keith Alasdair Mylchreest wrote:


> Well doesn't Allan say that Aristotle couldn't do a trilled /r/, so when > asked his name he appeared to say "Alistotle" although he probably did > the Southern English upside down [r] which his colleagues would assign to > their /l/ phoneme. > > What I'm saying is that you're in good company.
All this has reminded me: I always thought I couldn't do an alveolar trill (but I can trill my uvula), but this got me thinking: I can do *a* trill, with the tip of my tongue at/near the alveolar ridge, and when I trill it feels like it's taking place in the post-alveolar or palatial position. Is *that* an alveolar trill?