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:
> 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\].