The letter R
|From:||Brian Betty <bbetty@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 26, 1999, 21:35|
Ed Heil wrote: "Speaking of French Rs, as I remember, Haitian French/Creole
seemed to me to change the uvular R to a labial approximant (w), so that it
took me forever to realize that the fellow whose name was pronounced
"On-Wee" was "Henri.""
Haitian Creole actually DOES change the r > w. In voudoun, great spirit
lords are referred to as "gwan ange," ie. Great Angels ...
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