yeah (was Re: Moraic codas)
|From:||Tom Tadfor Little <tom@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, July 17, 2001, 0:54|
>Andreas Johansson wrote:
>>Hm, I usually pronounce "yeah" something like [jE:_@]. Presumeably, I've
>>picked up that from one group of native speakers or another - how does the
>>rest of us pronounce it?
It's [j&:] for me. But when I see "yea" in a literary context (Elizabethan
dialog, for example), I read it as [jE:@] or even [jei], something with
relatively higher articulation. Do others make this distinction?
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