/zh/ replacing /dzh/?
Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Tue Sep 24 20:02:14 UTC 2002
On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Laurence Horn wrote:
#of the process. "Siege" wouldn't be the same, but maybe it's being
#assimilated to "beige", "rouge", "liege", etc.? In that respect, it
#could even count as a spelling pronunciation, which is certainly not
#the case for "Beijing" or "Elijah".
'sfunny, I've always used /dZ/ in "liege", when I've said it, which
isn't often... but I *sing* it fairly often, 'cause I used it in a song.
-- Mark A. Mandel, The Filker With No Nickname
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