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Re: onomatopeyics in conlangs

From:Tim Smith <timsmith@...>
Date:Saturday, November 21, 1998, 22:06
At 01:36 AM 11/21/98 -0500, Nik Taylor wrote:
>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),
I do that, too, and I'm from upstate New York.
>> and also "ar" is pronounced [^r] before unvoiced >> consonants and [ar] elsewhere.
But I don't do that.
> >Interesting. I'd heard about the "long i" thing in regards to Canadian >English. >
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