Re: [x] in English?
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 1999, 14:45|
Daniel Andreasson scripsit:
> I've been watching a BBC production called
> "The Childrens' Hospital" or "Alder Hey" or
> something. Some people there (I've heard at least
> three people use it) use a voiceless
> velar fricative [x] instead of the stop [k] in
> word final positions.
Probably [kx], which is Scouse, the dialect of English
spoken around the Mersey River (and made world famous by
the Beatles). Scouse is heavily influenced by Irish English,
which is heavily influenced by Irish Gaelic.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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