|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 14, 1999, 14:40|
Nik Taylor scripsit:
> I wrote:
> > Engulf has /n/ followed by /g/, /IngVlf/ in my dialect.
> Also "ingredient", "engorge", "engage", "ungilded", "ongoing", etc.
> But, I suspect that in allegro speach, there is assimilation, probably
> /INGVlf/, however, for some reason, the prefix un- just sounds
> completely wrong as /VN/, while /INGVlf/ sounds merely relaxed.
I say /INgUlf/, /INgordZ/, /INgejdZ/ /@n+gIldId/, /AngowIN/.
"Ungilded" has a definite juncture, and "ongoing" has initial stress,
which probably account for the lack of assimilation.
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