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Re: IPA for the Vowel in "good"

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Monday, July 30, 2001, 12:19

John Cowan <jcowan@...> writes:
> David Peterson wrote: > > > But really, now, are there any minimal pairs between /Y/ and /I/? > > Sure. In German, "gilt" /gIlt/ = "applies" vs. "gueltig" /gYltiC/ = > "valid, legal, in force". Well, near enough. I'm sure there are > better examples.
Or a real minimal pair: `mindern' ["mInd6n] = `to make smaller' vs. `M