|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » (Old) Weekly themes. (have been consolidated into a single forum above) » Animal Safari » Spring show off Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#190903 - 05/05/10 10:26 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: zmjezhd]
Originally Posted By: zmjezhd"I sawr a behd turday."
Hmm, /ʔaɪsɔːɹəbɜːd/. I understand the intrusive-r pronunciation up to the final word. Is the r intrusive, as Sir Michael Redgrave used to admonish his moppets not to pronounce, or does it somehow represent the schwa of the usual pronunciation of today /tə'deɪ/. I understand the intrusive-r to occur at the end of syllables when the next syllable starts with a vowel. YMMV.
The only sense I could make out of the ur in turday was a non-rhotic representation of some vowel I couldn't even begin to think how to represent. The eh in behd was my attempt that I probably shouldn't have begun to think how to represent for some other non-rhotic vowel.
Forum Stats 8715 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members Laban, birdie, mepallav, discopig, Byz
8717 Registered Users
Who's Online 1 registered (wsieber), 52 Guests and 1 Spider online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
Bazr 115 LukeJavan8 88 endymion6 86 wofahulicodoc 85 jenny jenny 63 A C Bowden 34 Tromboniator 8 Faldage 5 olly 3 zmjezhd 2
wwh 13858 Faldage 13801 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10513 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 LukeJavan8 6308 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith