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Re: /k/ in i.t.a.

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, November 12, 2004, 22:14
Quoting "Pascal A. Kramm" <pkramm@...>:

> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 11:58:24 -0500, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote: > > >Fronting of velars before front V is also seen in the German ach-laut vs. > >ich-laut; both sounds presumably represent the same _phoneme_ /x/ though > >they are phonetically quite distinct. > > No, they don't represent the same. Exclusively "ch" in "Bach" represents > /x/, while "ch" in "ich" always represents /C/.
Are you clear on the difference between phonetic notation (in brackets) and phonemic notation (in slashes)? Anyway, that's one of them points of disagreement wrt the phonology of Modern Standard High German. Simply stating your opinion as a fact isn't gonna convince anyone (well, except them ignorants, but they don't count, do they? ;) ). Andreas