On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 20:42:57 -0500 Tristan McLeay <[log in to unmask]> writes: > (However, the difference is sometimes neutralised in my dialect > between > /I/ and /I:/ before /r/ (e.g. zero is /zIr8u/, and Kieran is > /kIr@n/).) well, my /I/ isn't actually [I] (I think it might acutually be something like [I\] but i'm not sure...), so /zIr8u/ would be something like [zI\r\8u], which doesn't sound right to me... of course, if you meant [zIr8u], then that does sound okay... > Tristan -- Robert Wilson (aka kuvazokad, eltirno, edei'...) http://kuvazokad.free.fr/ vkky vnkynvj vknyknj ykkv knvy? karkalone kontoko? kinsi rorotan kinsa nadas? baitta ke farzaiyai? qxracc pqqattiircx iia kxqqhwiiallccre?