Re: question for German speakers...
|From:||Dan Seriff <microtonal@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 27, 2001, 18:51|
Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > > 1. Guten Tag.
> > gut.n- tA:k
> what does the /./ mean how you use it?
I was using it to divide closed syllables from syllabic consonants.
> > AmsO:nAb.n-t Ab.n- vi~ mAin@ SvE:st@~ b@zu:xt
> > I tend to run together adverbial prepositional phrases (especially
> > expressions of time). And for some reason I've never devoiced the [v] in
> > the /schw/ consonant cluster, although I gather that's the norm.
> If you look at mine, you'll see I voice the [sch] instead, though both in
> Austria and in Sachsen things tend to get voiced, eg [saechsisch] is
> pronounced /zEgzIS/
I noticed that. When I was in Austria (only for a week, admittedly), I
had some trouble understanding people. I've also noticed that the
Austrian dialect seems to be a lot more nasal than any other German I've heard.
Futharusào li utsoto wi pæthong, raskèsào lang li!
Si me iterum insanum appelles, oculum alterum tuum edem.