Re: Aredos grammar gets it's comeuppance!
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 11, 2001, 11:23|
Dan Jones scripsit:
> e can represent /e/, /E/ or /@/ depending on the phonetic environment of the
> vowel. In open syllables, it represents /e/, in closed syllables /E/ and in
> unaccented initial syllables it represents /@/. None of these distinctions
> is phonemic.
If not, then they shouldn't have distinct versions inside slashes, which is
the notation of phonemic distinctions. Rather you should say that "e"
represents /e/, which can be [e], [E], or [@] depending on, etc.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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