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Re: Portuguese (Was: French)

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  • Andreas Johansson
    ... Would this intervening stop also appear in aesthete , where the /s/ and /T/ are in different syllables? -- Andreas Johansson Why can t you be a
    Message 1 of 147 , Feb 3, 2009
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      On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:56 PM, Roger Mills <romiltz@...> wrote:
      > Edgard Bikelis wrote:
      >> BTW, is there
      >> something like it to english? I really don't know what
      >> to do with some
      >> encounters... like /sT/ /sD/...
      >>
      > At risk of starting a YAEPT...
      >
      > I think /sD/ is impossible except across _word_ boundary-- it's/what's the.., pass the... and in those cases it's simply [...s D...] /s#D/
      >
      > /sT/ OTOH can occur at morpheme boundary (rare) e.g. in "sixth" /sIks+T/ which I pronounce with an intervening stop between the s and the T [sIks(t)T].

      Would this intervening stop also appear in "aesthete", where the /s/
      and /T/ are in different syllables?



      --
      Andreas Johansson

      Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?
    • Roger Mills
      ... On due consideration, perhaps I was being Midwest-o-centric...? It s likely [rut] is more widespread than Midwest [rUt].
      Message 147 of 147 , Feb 8, 2009
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        Various people commented:

        --- On Wed, 2/4/09, <deinx nxtxr> <deinx.nxtxr@...> wrote:
        > > <romiltz@...> wrote:
        > > > Ah yes, same here. Some people also vary
        > "root" [rUt ~ rut] but I
        > > > think that may be regional usage ([rut])
        > conflicting with
        > > more "standard" [rUt].
        > >
        > > I didn't know [rUt] was considered the more
        > standard
        > > pronunciation of "root". It's
        > definitely [rut] around here.
        >
        > [rut] for me too. "route" and variants are
        > definitely [raUt], except maybe
        > for the famous song "Route 66".

        On due consideration, perhaps I was being Midwest-o-centric...? It's likely [rut] is more widespread than Midwest [rUt].
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