R: R: Re: "y" and "r"
|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
> > notorious realization of the phoneme [k] as /k_h/,/x/ or /h/ or of [t]as
> > /t_h/ or /T/ is peculiar of the Tuscanian pronounciation, and doesn't
> > to the national language.
> I have to say I have a certain soft spot for "Thoscano". An ex-boyfriendof
> 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 mentionthat
> he spoke with a very strong Tuscan accent and gods did I get laughed atwhen
> I went to Rome...
> And it was only a few months ago that I learnt that "domenica" is speltwith
> a "c".
Did he pronounce it /do'mEniha/ or even /do'mEnja/?
I pronounce it /do'menika/.