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Re: [x] in English?

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, September 30, 1999, 23:27
Daniel Andreasson wrote:
> 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. > One example is the word 'back' which is pronounced > [b&x].
Are you sure it's not [b&kx]? Because I know some dialects use affricates for stops in syllable-final position. -- Oh Lord, grant that we may always be right, for thou knowest we will never change our mind. - Scots Prayer ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor