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Re: 'mispronunciation' of "engelang" (was: Introduction)

From:G. van der Vegt <gijsstrider@...>
Date:Monday, March 30, 2009, 13:45
2009/3/29 Elliott Lash <erelion12@...>:
> [mElk] is found in parts of Western New York and I think Western Pennsylvania > and Ohio and maybe further west as well.
Possibly due to Dutch influence, as this is the area around the New Netherlands, and the Dutch cognate of <milk> (<melk>) usually has [E] as the vowel. (My own pronounciation would be [mE4k]) Ina van der Vegt


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>