Re: most looked-up words
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 11:30|
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> writes:
> Quoting Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>:
> > Hmm, I never heard that pronunciation. It's usally /'gy:rOs/ or /'gi:rOs/.
> Might been just students, or a local thing. There's plenty of Greeks in Aachen,
Hmm, Aachen? There are some German dialect that regularly do /g/ ->
[j] in certain contexts that I fail to remember now. I'm also not
sure, but probably 'Öcher' dialect is one of these. Maybe that's the
(There are also those that regularly do the reverse /j/ -> [g], BTW.
Some people from my home region do this (e.g. [gEts] for /jEtst/