British Dialects Book
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Sat Sep 21 03:34:31 UTC 2002
On 9/20/2002 21:16, Mark A Mandel wrote the following:
>Let's try an example, made up a-purpose:
> sought. vb: past tense and perfect participle of "seek".
> /s O t/
>where the phonemic symbol /O/ is defined as the vowel of "caught",
>*whatever that is phonetically for you*. If you merge it with /a/ as
>[a], you'll say [sat]. If you merge it with /a/ as [O], or don't merge
>it, you'll say [sOt]. In any case, your pronunciation will be the
>correct one for whatever dialect you speak.
Wouldn't that just be an archiphonemic representation?
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