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Re: Furrin phones in my own lect! (YAGPT warning!)

From:Senno Niegendorff <niegendorff@...>
Date:Monday, March 27, 2006, 23:15
Henrik Theiling wrote:
> Hi! > > Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> writes: > >>Though not all native speakers "obey" this rule -- case in point is >>the pronunciation of "erinnern", which is [?E6'?In6n] for me but >>[?E'RIn6n] for some (which sounds wrong to me). > > Sounds wrong for me, too, but you're right: it's definitely used. > Probably an exceptional word.
Where I come from (Rhineland) [fe'rain] and [?E'Rin6n] are both probably used more often than the 'correct' variant, at least in informal speach. Senno