YAEPT: Re: pronunciation of "conlang"
|From:||Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 5, 2004, 22:30|
On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Mark J. Reed wrote:
> Mark> For me, that's something like ['k_hAnl&jN].
> Andreas> In English, much like ['k_hOnl&N].
> Mark> "In English"? Is that meant to imply that what I speak isn't English? :)
Of course you don't, everyone knows American is a language unto itself. :P
> Joe> Perhaps he meant "In English English". But yes, [k_hOnl&N] /kOnl&N/.
> Joe> Your accent, from what I can see, is very American.
> That would make sense, since I was born and raised in the US. On the other
> hand, I grew up in Georgia and don't have much of a Southern accent. :)
I generally say ['k_hOn'l&N], which is interesting because neither
syllable represents the [k_hn=] and ['l&iN] from which they derive.