Re: Uvular trill (was: Translation: Bhagavad Gita)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 22, 2002, 7:45|
En réponse à Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>:
> Not an old priest, fairly young in fact - where he was born, I don't
> Maybe he'd found the full trill carried better in a large church when
> preaching; it's seems to be that trills, whether apical or uvular are
> at carrying over long distances.
That's very possible! It's been a while since I attended a mass, but I do
remember as a child that I found the priests' way of talking quite strange,
possibly because they used sounds I was not used to :)) . Maybe they learn the
uvular trill in seminary :)) .
> I see - nothing in excess - the 'via media'. Thinks: you're from
> - so it was your lot that brought that trait across here in 1066 :)
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