Re: CHAT: Hello
|From:||Gustavo Eulalio <guga@...>|
|Date:||Friday, August 2, 2002, 19:48|
Em Fri, 2 Aug 2002 13:04:26 -0400, Roger Mills <romilly@...> escreveu:
> I stayed in the
> Hotel Serrador (trills in my Hispano-Portuguese), and taxi drivers would
> reply "Ah, [oteu sex:adox]".
Hmm. Either my ears have a serious problem or I have a wrong
idea of which sounds /x/ and /h/ are.
I would hear /O'tEw sEha'doh/ or maybe /O'tEw sEha'do/ as the
word-ending [r]s are usually droped in speech.
> Another hotel couldn't find my reservation,
> until we scanned the list and saw "Sr. Mius". Brazilian Port. is almost as
> much fun to speak as Italian.
You ought to listen Falcão singing "I'm not dog no" and "Black
people car". They're supposed translations *into english* of some
Brazillian songs. He kind of translates the words while keeping the
Gustavo Eulalio <guga@...>
Mestrado em Informática
Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG
Paraíba - Brasil
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