Re: [norse_course] álfr
I'd sent a reply earlier but it didn't appear until after your explanation. I haven't been around Icelandic speakers for a while, but will be listening for this pronunciation when I am.
I find these variations in language interesting.
All the best,
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From: Brian M. Scott <bm.brian@...>;
To: Michael Horgen <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Subject: Re: [norse_course] álfr
Sent: Sat, Oct 5, 2013 6:58:15 PM
At 10:48:38 PM on Thursday, October 3, 2013, Michael Horgen
> The other words in the list ending in ur were pronounced
> correctly (the ones I looked at anyway). Perhaps she is
> reading a different form of the word and it has been
> incorrectly matched with this one.
No. Apparently you didn’t read my answer to Sygyrd. She’s
pronouncing <álfur>, and her pronunciation is within the
range of normal variation, though it is well towards one end
of that range.