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Re: Personal Conjugation based on Closeness

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Thursday, April 3, 2003, 10:53
Quoting Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>:

> > And BTW, you pronounce "Christian" (the adjective) with initial > [tS]? > > No, I pronounce it with /k/. But people sitll want to to spell (and > hear) > /tSr/ as the first part of Christian. We've had this discussion > before; > Shreyas complained that people heard his name as Treyas; I mentioned > my > problem, then Christophe piped in with the fact that his family > sometimes > (jokingly) pronounced his name with a /S/.
Must've missed that. The only thing in my L2 version of English that sounds to my ears much like [tSr\] is /Sr/, as in "shrill". I guess it's yet again time to be amazed at how differently the phonology-handling bits of different people's brains are wired. Andreas