Truespel Analysis of USA English - Book One
Gordon, Matthew J.
GordonMJ at MISSOURI.EDU
Tue Aug 10 15:34:15 UTC 2004
They also use <ee>, which appears to be /i/, consistently before velar nasal instead of /I/ (e.g. eenglish "English" and fisheeng "fishing"). Phonetically and phonemically this seems wrong to me.
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PS: 'yeerz' has the same vowel as the second syllable of 'kunsseevd'?
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