Re: Furrin phones in my own lect! (YAGPT warning!)
|From:||Senno Niegendorff <niegendorff@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 27, 2006, 23:15|
Henrik Theiling wrote:
> 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.