[Spellyans] The sound of r

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Dec 12 21:12:07 GMT 2013

I was especially impressed with his "dar-r-r-r-r-r" which seemed to have at leasr SIX tongue flappings at the end. Not even a Spaniard or a Welshman would use so many, except in fun, perhaps!

Eddie Climo

On 12 Dec 2013, at 20:55, Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> wrote:

> On 12 Dec 2013, at 17:14, Christian Semmens <christian.semmens at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here is an example of a supposedly exemplar version of some Kairrrrr-neewek :
>> http://www.kesva.org/assets/files/KDL.mp3
> A splendid example of Cymricization. [dærː] instead of [dæːɹ] is quite telling. 

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