Re: Pre-Kindergarten diphthong analysis
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 20, 2008, 17:02|
On 2008-09-19 Paul Bennett wrote:
> AFAICT /hor\s/ vs /hO@r\s/ or something similar.
> There's also the (perhaps only stereotypical modernly) /hOs/ for the
> former in Southwestern (or Old Western?) USAian, but I'm not sure what
> the HOARSE would be for that. Maybe /hO@r\s/ again?
There used to be [hOr\s] or [hQr\s] vs. [hors]
in some US speech and [hO:s] vs. [hO@s] in RP.
It was all but died out according to Wells in
the early eighties.