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Re: OT: yugoslav sibilants

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Monday, September 2, 2002, 1:45
On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Muke Tever wrote:

> Can anyone here help me with the phonetic values of serbo-croat sibilants? My > books only give English-language approximations (useless) and I cant really find > anything that helps what I hear from my Bosnian coworkers: >
I don't know, it might be just a regionalism you're hearing, though in my experience and pronunciation (Belgrade/Vojvodina Serbian), it is indeed like the Sampa you indicate, and this applies also to other dialects I've heard - Zagreb Croatian, Sarajevo and Mostar Bosnian... ---ferko