Tetraphthongs (was: Triphthongs)
|From:||BP Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 16, 2000, 19:15|
At 20:38 14.8.2000 +0100, Raymond Brown wrote:
> > bjerg [bjEQw?] ~ [bjEQ?w]
> >(where: [Q] = low back semivowel)
> Great :)
>I had a sneaking feeling that the rare tetraphthong might be lurking
>somewhere. But the pentaphthong must surely be as fabled as the unicorn.
Kristjan, surely _bjerget_ is pronounced [bjeQweD?] with that famous Danish
B.Philip Jonsson mailto:bpX@netg.se mailto:melrochX@mail.com (delete X)
"Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk,
and so they are gone to milk the bull."
-- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)