Re: R: Re: R: Re: /H/ (was: An Unknown Conlang)
|Date:||Thursday, July 13, 2000, 21:06|
Luca Mangiat <mangiat@...> wrote:
(about [s]~[z] allophony)
>This applies in Spanish, I think, not in Italian. We don't have exceptions
>here, at least I think! it's always so difficult to analyze one's own
It is. I've been thinking, and I've concluded my dialect doesn't do this.
Intervocalic /s/ is [s] in my speech (at least it sounds unvoiced to me;
it may be voiced, but not so much as English /z/). As for /s/ before
consonants, I can't say, because it becomes [h]!
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