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Re: onomatopeyics in conlangs

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, November 21, 1998, 6:36
Eric Christopherson wrote:
> Also, in this area [Southern Wisconsin] we seem to pronounce "long I" > as [^i] before unvoiced consonants and [ai] elsewhere (although there > are some exceptions), and also "ar" is pronounced [^r] before unvoiced > consonants and [ar] elsewhere.
Interesting. I'd heard about the "long i" thing in regards to Canadian English. -- "It has occured to me more than once that holy boredom is good and sufficient reason for the invention of free will." - "Lord Leto II" (Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert) ICQ #: 18656696 AOL screen-name: NikTailor