Arthaey Angosii wrote:
> I think I do "mention" as ["mEnSIn]/["mEnSn=] (depending on stress) and
> "men shun" as ["mEnS@n]

For what it's worth, I say /'mIntSIn/ for "mention" and /'mIn 'S@n/ for
"men shun".

I do use /S@n/ for most -tion/-sion words.  I think I have /I/ in
"mention" because of influence from the /I/ in the first syllable, I do
the same for words like "pension".

Do you really use /S/ and not /tS/?

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