Re: CHAT: Is there a conlang inspired in Old English?
|Date:||Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 21:56|
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From: "bnathyuw" <bnathyuw@...>
Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: Is there a conlang inspired in Old English?
> --- Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...> wrote: >
> > Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 09:52:38 +0100
> > > From: =?iso-8859-1?q?bnathyuw?=
> > <bnathyuw@...>
> > >
> > > --- Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > [Icelandic and English don't have front rounded
> > vowels.]
> > >
> > > as for english, true, except in dialects.
> > birmingham
> > > is [b8mIN@m] in birmingham, and scottish english
> > /u/
> > > often tends towards [y], ( eg [byk] for book )
> > > presumably in line with lowland scots |ui| ( buik
> > )
> > SAMPA  is central rounded --- not front. And
> > besides, that's how
> > I've always thought the city's name was pronounced.
> > (Danish schools
> > aim for an RP-like accent when teaching English).
> > What is it in real RP?
> oops . . . clearly my sampa's already rusty.
> i would transcribe the usual vowel as /3/, but i could
> be being led astray be ipa. basically the long schwa
> the birmingham pronunciation _is_ stereotypically
> front rounded
> bnathyuw | landan | arR
> stamp the sunshine out | angelfish
> your tears came like anaesthesia | phèdre
/b2_nmIN@m/ as opposed to RP /b3:mINgh@m/