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Re: Name barbarisms

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 16, 2001, 19:03
I used to have a teacher who rendered my first name as /an"dwe:as/. Pretty
annoying, but he really drove my sister Rebecka crazy by pronouncing her
name as /we"beka/. He's a native speaker, but his dialect is a bit, er,


PS "Deviant" obviously means "genuine" in this context. In my family we
speak pretty much standard Swedish, except my father who sometimes'll
switch, usually unconsciously, to his native dialect "småländska".

Adam Walker wrote:
>Well, here in Taiwan my own first name generally comes out as /e:dEn/ and >my >last name becomes /wO:k@/ with the /@/ very short and light -- almost like >the "u" at the end of the Japanese "desu". > >Adam > >>From: Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> >>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >>To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU >>Subject: Re: Name barbarisms >>Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 20:44:45 +0200 >> >>Hi! >> >>Bjorn Kristinsson <bjornkri@...> writes: >> > pronounciation goes something like /bj2rn_0/ or /bj2n_0/ (I think) >> >>Hmm, my Icelandic book says it should be /pj2t_nn_0/. Which one >>is correct then? >> >>**Henrik > >_________________________________________________________________ >Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at
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