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Re: Spanish ll in different dialects

From:B. Garcia <madyaas@...>
Date:Saturday, August 28, 2004, 2:34
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 21:35:21 -0400, Ben Poplawski
<thebassplayer@...> wrote:
> ---------------------- Information from the mail header ----------------------- > Sender: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> > Poster: Ben Poplawski <thebassplayer@...> > Subject: Re: Spanish ll in different dialects > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > The teacher of Spanish 102 when I took it at the local community college was > a native of Andalucia who had done doctorate work in España. She pronounced > her "ll" and "y" as [dZ]. And of course she had the exaggerated "ci, ce, z" > [T] (exaggerated for my native American ears). > > Ben >
Exaggerated? How so? Meaning she put extra force on z and c before i and e? I had a teacher from Spain who would pronounce /T/ at the same level as we pronounce it in English. -- Something gets lost when you translate, It's hard to keep straight, perspective is everything - Invisible ink - Aimee Mann -