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Re: Italian velars and palatals, was: English syllable structure

From:Fabian <fabian@...>
Date:Friday, December 7, 2001, 11:34
> > So "che" and "chi" are read /tSe/ and /tSi/? How do they distinguish
> > "ce" and "ci"? > > Or to put it another way: have they no way to spell /ke, ki/ ?
/ke/ would be che. They really do not not say /ki/ in this dialect. My mum learnt standard Italian at school. We happened to have Italian neighbours, but she spent ages trying to learn their dialect. -- Fabian Teach a man what to think, and he'll think as long as you watch him. Teach a man how to think, and he'll think you're playing mind games.