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YAEPT:Re: Phonological musings (was: Announcement: New auxlang "Choton")

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 5, 2004, 19:09
Andreas Johansson wrote:

> > >PS A similar oddity is his use of "were" as an example of Elvish 'e', which >otherwise seem to be monophthongal - the RPoid English I learnt has [we@] for >"were". I suppose Tolkien's 'lect differed here; dialectal variation 'tween >[we:] and [we@] is, of course, easily believable. > > > >
Sorry, but no dialect I'm aware of has [we@] for 'were'. 'where', yes, but not 'were'. 'Were' is [w3:], IME


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>