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Re: CHAT: Japanese English (was Re: Correction,I hope,of M/CURL)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, April 10, 2000, 23:18
And Rosta wrote:
> beginning in _stu-_ and _str-_, which could well be /stSu:-/
I have /stj/ in a few words, I think.
> but IIRC the treatment of _str-_ that I describe has been observed > in the US.
Yeah, /t/ has a tendency to move slightly backwards before /r/, but never as far as /tS/ in my dialect. I don't THINK I've ever heard anything close to /stSr/, but I could be mistaken. -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor