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Re: mutation and rinya

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, August 9, 1999, 12:54
dirk elzinga wrote:

> American English flapping is an > example of this; /t/ and /d/, when following a stressed vowel and > preceding a stressless vowel are pronounced as flaps.
This is overly restrictive, at least for me: I pronounce "What are they?" as [w@*'ARDej], where * = flap, R = bunched approximant. -- John Cowan Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! / Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau / Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge / Politzer