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Re: Nasality på svensk

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 20, 2002, 17:47
At 17:23 19.11.2002 +0100, daniel andreasson wrote:

>That's got to be "Viby-i" and "Viby-y" named after the placename >Viby. The tongue is somewhat more retracted and it has a certain >consonantal "buzz". It's common in Göteborg/Gothenburg,
No it's not. It **is** common in an area north of Gbg -- in mid (mellersta) Bohuslän -- but not in Gbg itself. When I speak _Orustebos_ (["ous`t`3%bu\:s] the local dialect on the island I hail from) I definitely **have** these "buzzed" /i y u\/, but not when I speak Gbg speech. Viby/Lidingö/buzzed vowels are pronounced with friction, so that a buzzed [i] is phonetically [z=]. OTOH I have actually heard nasal pronunciation from some young female speakers -- a generalized nasalization quite different from the fact that some speakers (including me) realize nasals before fricatives as nasalization of the preceding vowel. / B.Philip Jonsson B^)> -- (delete X!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No man forgets his original trade: the rights of nations and of kings sink into questions of grammar, if grammarians discuss them. -Dr. Samuel Johnson (1707 - 1784)