Matthew Gordon gordonmj at MISSOURI.EDU
Tue Feb 19 20:52:20 UTC 2008

You've got the vowels reversed, right? The 390/1990 should be for [I] and
270/2290 for [i].

On 2/19/08 11:55 AM, "Dennis Preston" <preston at MSU.EDU> wrote:

> First, here are the Peterson and Barney values for males:
> [i] (high front tense)  F1=390  F2=1990
> [I] (high front lax)    F1=270  F2=2290
> It's clear that [I] is lower and backer than [i].

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