Roumania, alligators,"this here" (was: Just a Little Taste ...)
|From:||Dan Sulani <dnsulani@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 16:10|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> John Cowan wrote:
> > > cf.
> > > colloquial English "this 'ere").
> > Pronounced [DISj@R] in my dialect.
> Interesting. Perhaps it's because I don't actually use it except as an
> affectation, but when I say it, it's /DIshir=/, that is "this here",
> both words pronounced fully.
I do use it. In fast speech, though, I tend to drop the /D/ and the
and it comes out
something like /IsIR/. Sometimes, it sounds to me like it
even gets changed to /hs:IR/.
likehsna rtem zuv tikuhnuh auag inuvuz vaka'a.
A word is an awesome thing.