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Query:   Wanna, Searchin' and Spellings like that
Author:  guitart -
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Semantics
Typology

Summary:   THANKS AGAIN TO LAURA CALLAHAN AND JOHN KOONTZ WHO TOLD ME SEPARATELY
THAT THE TERM IS EYE DIALECT. (QUERY: LINGUIST 14.1071)

JG


> DATE: THU, 10 APR 2003 11:28:39 -0400
> FROM: ''JORGE M. GUITART''
> SUBJECT: QUERY ABOUT WANNA, SEARCHIN' AND SPELLINGS LIKE THAT
>
> IS THERE A TERM IN ENGLISH PHONETICS/PHONOLOGY FOR THE
> REPRESENTATION OF RAPID (OR RELAXED) SPEECH PHENOMENA USING ORDINARY
> SPELLING(INSTEAD OF PHONETIC TRANSCRIPTION), EXAMPLES OF WHICH
> WOULD BE 'WANNA' (TO REPRESENT NOT ONLY /T/ DELETION IN BOTH 'WANT'
> AND 'TO' BUT ALSO PRONOUNCING SHWA INSTEAD OF [U]) AND SEARCHIN' (TO
> REPRESENT PRONOUNCING [N] INSTEAD OF THE VELAR NASAL)?
>
> THANKS.
>
> JORGE GUITART
> DEPARTMENT OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES & LITERATURES
> 910 CLEMENS HALL
> UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO
> BUFFALO NY 14260-4620
>
>
> LINGUIST LIST: VOL-14-1071

LL Issue: 14.1121
Date Posted: 16-Apr-2003
Original Query: Read original query