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R: R: Re: "y" and "r"

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 3, 2001, 16:59
Dan Jones wrote:

> Mangiat wrote: > > > For istance, the way Tuscanians pronounce a word should be the rule; yet > the > > notorious realization of the phoneme [k] as /k_h/,/x/ or /h/ or of [t]
> > /t_h/ or /T/ is peculiar of the Tuscanian pronounciation, and doesn't > belong > > to the national language. > > I have to say I have a certain soft spot for "Thoscano". An ex-boyfriend
> mine came from Empoli (which is near Florence) and over the four months we > were together he taught me Italian. Of course, he neglected to mention
> he spoke with a very strong Tuscan accent and gods did I get laughed at
> I went to Rome... > > And it was only a few months ago that I learnt that "domenica" is spelt
> a "c". >
Did he pronounce it /do'mEniha/ or even /do'mEnja/? I pronounce it /do'menika/. Luca


Dan Jones <feuchard@...>