Re: x > f sound change
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 15, 2001, 1:17|
Nik Taylor scripsit:
> I was merely disagreeing that it was seen as actually being the same as
> "of", I think the spelling is used because "of" is the only word in
> English pronounced /@(v)/.
But there are people who, when asked to repeat what they have said
more clearly, will say /ai SUd @v gOn/ and not /ai SUd h&v gOn/,
which says that they have reanalyzed /Sudv/ as containing "of".
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