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From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Friday, November 9, 2001, 17:29
Some placenames in the greater Vancouver area:

r* = retroflex approximant-ish r, sort of like American r

['s7:r*i] = Surrey
['sq^wA:mIS] = Squamish (in English)
[sq^w@x^w@?'mES] = Squamish 9in Squamish)
['n^j@u wEs"mInstr*=] = New Westminster
['br*=n7bi] = Burnaby
['r*EtSm7nt] = Richmond
['dElt6] = Delta
['mISn=] = Mission
['l&INgli] = Langley
[ts@'wA:sn=] = Tsawwassen
['l&@dnr*=] = Ladner
['waItrA:k] = White Rock

My father is from ['budApESt] (Budapest) and my mother from [pe:tS]
(Pecs), both in ['mAd^jAr"orsa:g] (Magyarorsza'g = Hungary), and I have
grandparents from ['sAbAtkA] (Szabadka in Hungarian)/[su'bO:tIts6]
(Subotica in Serbian) in ['jugosla:viA] (in Hungarian)/ [jug@'sla:vIj6]
(in Serbian): Yugoslavia.


"Nature and Nature's Law lay hid in night; God said, "Let Tesla be" and
all was light." - B.A. Behrend at AIEE Conference, May 18, 1917

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Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>