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Re: another silly phonology question

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Friday, December 8, 2000, 16:02
At 16:21 2000-12-01 -0500, Nik Taylor wrote:
>BP Jonsson wrote: > > Strangely most Germans' English accent has [s z] for /T D/ > >The few German accents I've heard have /d/ and /t/ for /D/ and /T/, at >least syllable-initially, with /s/ and /z/ syllable finally (like /dEs/ >for "death", but /d@/ for "the")
My mother says [z@ sIN] "the thing" and similar. She learnt her English in Berlin. / B.Philip Jonsson B^)> -- (delete .nospam) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "If a language is a dialect with an army and a navy, of what language, pray, is Basque a dialect?" (R.A.B.)