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Re: Geminate taps/flaps

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 20:33
Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...>:

> Eric Christopherson skrev: > > Do geminate taps/flaps occur (phonetically)? Or do they > > generally surface as trills? > > In my Swedish pronunciation single /r/ is [4] or [r\`] and > geminate /rr/ is [r] or [r\`:]. The reson for the [r\`] > variant is an ongoing sound change, which I apply variably.
Leaving aside the question of phonemic length, in my 'lect the /r/s of eg. _kära_ and _kärra_ are both [r\`] or the corresponding trill (no IPA/CXS representation), mostly the former. Andreas