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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. /BP


Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>