Re: Personal Conjugation based on Closeness
|From:||Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work <daniel.andreasson@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 4, 2003, 10:48|
> I have Swedish /r/ as [r\] ~  ~ [r] too (roughly in that
> order of frequency), but don't ask me for my distribution any
> more these days. It seems [r\] has crept in from somewhere
> and is gaining ground from the other two. OTOH I *never* have
> [z`] for /r/ as many people from the general direction of
> Stockholm have. Where are you from originally, Daniel?
I'm from Stockholm and I've been living here from birth.
I *never* have [z`] though. Yuck. I hate that sound. No.
Let me rephrase that. I hate that allophone of /r/. The
sound itself is quite nice. It sounds like 14-year-old
girls or those nasty brats with their Canada goose jackets,
> For some reason I have [r`] for /l/ after labials and only there.
> This sure isn't a common trait where I come from.
Ha. I have that too sometimes after labials. And I
have no idea where it comes from. Perhaps it's some
kind of ease of pronunciation. It's not very common,
but I hear other people use it too. It is a kind of
"funny" pronunciation as well I think.