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Re: initial /dr/ & /tr/

From:Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 21, 2007, 5:50
On Nov 19, 2007, at 5:55 PM, Henrik Theiling wrote:

> Hi! > > Reilly Schlaier writes: >> i pronounce them as [dZr] and [tSr] >> anybody else do that? > > I am sure you mean [tSr\]? (The rhotic is not an alveolar trill, as > you wrote, is it?) > > If so, probably many do that. The [Z] and [S] are epenthetic sounds > that creep in because the [r\] is probably a postalveolar approximant > for you, i.e., it is pronounced just where the [Z] and [S] are.
There are also a lot of people (in the US at least) who pronounce / str/ as [Str\].


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