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  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.