Dean then tries to resurrect his DJ life and goes to an audition for a band "Burnt the Dipthongs
" but ends up burning a band member and then healing him.
"Gentle Hop," as he was called by his classmates, notes each quirk of speech around him and writes lovingly of the Welsh he is slowly learning, which runs off the tongue "like oil by dipthongs
and triphthongs" (131).
Coverage begins with the International Phonetic Alphabet and ends with dialect differences, in between traversing the particulars of consonants, affricates, vowels, and dipthongs
, among other topics.
People speaking English generally pause slightly at the juncture of contiguous vowels not sounded as dipthongs
(e.g., "When Brenda arrived, Mario opened the door").
LINGUISTIC GUIDE TO QUECHUA PRONUNCIATION phoneme alphabetic representation vowels /a/ ah /e/ i (before or after consonants q, q, or qh) /u/ u, uw /o/ u (before or after consonants q, q, or qh) phoneme Quechua consonants /ch/ ch /f/ ph /g/ g /h/ h /k/ k, q /k/ k, q, p (at end of word, like Scottish loch /1/ 1 /[1.sup.y]/ 1 (with middle of tongue against roof of mouth /m/ m /n/ n /[n.sup.y]/ n (as in Spanish /p/ p /??/ r (fop sound as in American English better; like a very short -d sound /r/ rr (as in Spanish, trilled r) /s/ S /sh/ sh /t/ t /w/ w /y/ y Dipthongs
: The Quechua writing system combines the letters w and y with a, i, or u to form the following dipthongs
The paper reports findings of a study with 100 students with 145 instances of vowels that were misarticulated, 223 instances of consonants, 50 dipthongs
, 128 blends, and 72 ending sounds.
meijo = meio); the spelling of nasal vowels and dipthongs
has been modernized (e.g.
That last line is equal, metrically, to "And the rotten rose is ript from the wall," but it takes forty-seven times longer to say because it has all those long vowels and consonants: the assonance of "names," "rain" and "down," "ploughs"--all dipthongs
that you can hold on to forever.
Vowels Long Vowels * Vowel Dipthongs
Correlation .7 .4 (of 5 same features) * Matches developmental sequence.