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Terminology defsq

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. -- John Cowan I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin