|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, May 28, 2005, 18:04|
On Saturday, May 28, 2005, at 02:19 , # 1 wrote:
> Is the sound [e] really possible to say before a consonant at the end of
> If I say [ke] or [keke] it is easy but to pronounce only [kek] seems
> incomplete in my mouth... there must be another sound to go after the
Maybe in your mouth - but that must be due to L1 interference. 'cake' is
pronounced [k_hek] is some regional pronunciations in Britain, for example
in Wales and parts of northern England and Scotland.
> And I feel the same thing with all the mid-close vowels like [o] or 
Nope - in those areas 'coak' is [k_hok]
> Is it only the fact that I don't speak a language wich such a combinaison
> sounds might occur in that makes I can't say it? Only because I'm not used
> to it?
"A mind which thinks at its own expense will always
interfere with language." J.G. Hamann, 1760