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Re: Questions about Schwa and Stress

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, October 15, 2001, 10:10
David Peterson scripsit:

> Yes, you've got the right symbol for [&], but, no, it's not as low as you > can go.
He said that [&] was as low as you can go in a *front* vowel. Actually, mere lowering will not get you past [E]; you have to retract the tongue root to reach [&].
> My grandmother says [Zo] for "yo", but doesn't say [poZo] for "pollo", > she's says [pojo].
Since "yo" is mainly used in Spanish for emphasis, it is not uncommon for it to get a more "advanced" pronunciation such as [Z], even if other y/ll is [j] or fricative [j\]. -- John Cowan Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan


Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...>