Re: genre (was: Woody or tinny?)
|From:||Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 22, 2001, 5:21|
> >I don't think you meant to include medial /Z/ in there--medial
> /Z/ is well
> >established and cannot alternate w/ /dZ/ in any dialect I know of. I
> >don't think anyone would say "pleasure" as /plEdZr=/ (rhotic) or /plEdZ@/
> ...(pondering mightily)... I stand (actually, sit) corrected :-)
Down under, some say /@ks'k3:Z@n/, others /@ks'k3:S@n/. I heard someone say
/eiS@/ for Asia once. On another list I am on, someone said that their
dialect didn't have /Z/ at all, using /S/ instead.
Perhaps you don't stand (or sit, or kneel, or anything else) corrected?