Re: Personal Conjugation based on Closeness
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, April 3, 2003, 10:42|
Quoting Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>:
> Quoting Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>:
> > On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > > > > The One True and Correct pronunciation is of course
> > > > [an'dr`e:as]~[an'dr\`e:as].
> > > >
> > > > One true and correct yet you list two?
> > >
> > > That's known as having a sense of humour! :-)
> > If you insist :)
> > > More to the point, [r`] and [r\`] belongs to the same phoneme;
> > gets used
> > > depends mostly on talking speed. OTOH, rendering the second "a" as
> > schwa is
> > > right out of the question.
> > [r\`] is the American r, isn't it? retroflex approximate?
> The infamous American /r/ usually gets written [r\] on this list, which
> imply a alveolar trill. But my [r\`] above is meant to indicate a
> trill, yes.
It should, of course, read "approximant", not "trill", in both sentences.