En réponse à Almaran Dungeonmaster <[log in to unmask]>: > Ok, here goes. Mind that I am not that well versed in phonetic > spelling > though... > > City: Krimpen aan den IJssel ['krImp@ an d@ 'Eis@l] > Province: Zuid-Holland [s9yt'OlAnt] > Country: Nederland ['ned@rlAnt] > > Nearby cities and towns: Rotterdam ['rOt@rdAm], Gouda ['GAuda], > Schoonhoven > ['sxo:nhof@] > > Other nearby places: Capelle [ka'pEl@], Ouderkerk ['Aud@kErk], > Kralingse > Veer ['kralINs@ 'fIr] > Definitely Hollands dialect group :))) . Due to my boyfriend's influence, I speak more Brabants :) , with definitely /v/ for 'v', and final 'n' still pronounced when the following word begins with a vowel. Well, at least you don't pronounce 'ij' /aj/ :)) . > I am not entirely sure what the correct X-SAMPA is for that Dutch "r" > sound. > Maybe Irina or Boudewijn could correct me on this... > Irina pronounces it as an uvular fricative [R] (like in French), but my boyfriend uses an alveolar flap [r] (like in Spanish). Pick the one you use :) . Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.