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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@/ > >(non-rhotic). > > > ...(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? Tristan


Adrian Morgan <morg0072@...>