[Spellyans] gawas 'to get'

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Sep 8 20:06:45 IST 2011


On 8 Sep 2011, at 09:24, nicholas williams wrote:

> The natural way for English speakers to pronounce a long n is to make it dn.

Really? Consider the word 'unknown'. That has a geminate /n/, but never any trace of PO. Has anyone EVER hear /udno:n/?

Likewise with 'unnecessary', 'innumerable'…

Eddie Climo



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