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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:08 pm 
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I've generally heard it /ɛsˈbɑɹoː/ from most Americans, but I suppose my pronunciation would be similar linguoboy's if I were called upon to pronounce it. (I'm a bit of a foodie, so it's not where I'd choose to get my pizza. :p )


/ɛsˈbɑɹoː/ "ess barro"? That's interesting. I can't remember ever hearing anyone saying Sbarro like that and outside of context I might not even understand what they are referring to. I typically hear either /səbɑɹoː/ or /spɑɹoː/ or maybe even /zbɑɹoː/.

I don't spend a lot of time in mall food courts, so I haven't heard the term in years -- but yeah, "ess barro" is the pronunciation I'm used to hearing. I guess s + voiced plosive isn't a combination a lot of Americans are quite sure how to deal with... ;)

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:41 pm 
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I have always pronounced it /ˈspɑroʊ/; there is no point for me in pronouncing it /ɛsˈbɑroʊ/ since /sp/ and /sb/ (and even /zb/!) are homophonous for me (as [sʲp]) including across syllable and morpheme boundaries.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:43 pm 
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Fooge wrote:
Zaarin wrote:
I've generally heard it /ɛsˈbɑɹoː/ from most Americans, but I suppose my pronunciation would be similar linguoboy's if I were called upon to pronounce it. (I'm a bit of a foodie, so it's not where I'd choose to get my pizza. :p )


/ɛsˈbɑɹoː/ "ess barro"? That's interesting. I can't remember ever hearing anyone saying Sbarro like that and outside of context I might not even understand what they are referring to. I typically hear either /səbɑɹoː/ or /spɑɹoː/ or maybe even /zbɑɹoː/.


Same. In fact, I think the only pronunciation I’ve heard is /səbɑɹoː/.


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 3:38 pm 
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How do you pronounce "thank"? I pronounce it [θeɪŋk] but I've heard [ðeɪŋk] and I'm wondering how common this is.


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 6:57 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 9:31 pm 
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I vary between [θẽŋk], [t̪ẽŋk], [θẽʔk], [t̪ẽʔk], [θɛ̃ŋk], [t̪ɛ̃ŋk], [θɛ̃ʔk], and [t̪ɛ̃ʔk] for thank, corresponding to /θeɪŋk/ and /θæŋk/.

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 4:20 pm 
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I vary between [θɛɪ̯ŋk] in careful speech and [θɛŋk] in more casual speech, the latter being homophonous with a quick pronunciation of think as well ([θɪŋk] in more careful speech).

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 4:27 pm 
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I just say [θɛjŋk].


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 6:25 pm 
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I say the voiced variant. It's been a source of controversy. Where are you from?

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 6:51 pm 
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I say [θẽːŋk]. Never heard about a [ð] variation.

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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 2:35 am 
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[θæŋk] ... but when I was very young [sæŋk] or [fæŋk]

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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 7:32 am 
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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 5:49 pm 
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Atlantic [æʔˈɫæntɪk] (the first [æ] may be realized as [æ~ɛ~ɪ] in quick speech)
czar [ˈzɑɹ̱ˁ]

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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 5:55 pm 
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[æt'læntʰɪkʰ] the [t] may allophone with [ʔ], and the [tʰ] may just disappear completely (when it does the kʰ loses its aspiration).
[tsʰaːɹ]

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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 6:08 pm 
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Atlantic: [ɘɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk]~[ɘɾˈɰɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk], in careful speech [ɛɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃ntʰɘʔk]
czar: [zɑ(ː)ʁ], in careful speech [tsʰɑ(ː)ʁ]

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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 8:15 pm 
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Travis B. wrote:
Atlantic: [ɘɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk]~[ɘɾˈɰɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk], in careful speech [ɛɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃ntʰɘʔk]

what on earth is your dialect?

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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 8:45 pm 
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bbbosborne wrote:
Travis B. wrote:
Atlantic: [ɘɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk]~[ɘɾˈɰɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk], in careful speech [ɛɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃ntʰɘʔk]

what on earth is your dialect?

I'm from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

What you see there is not as weird as it looks: it is basically:

  • The NCVS
  • [ʟ̞] for /l/ in stressed onsets, otherwise l-vocalization, even in onsets
  • Phonemic schwa-schwi merger, with [ə]~[ɘ] as allophones
  • [ɾ] for /t/ in /VtˈlV/ sequences
  • [ɾ̃] or 0 for /nt/ after stressed vowels and before unstressed vowels
  • Vowel nasalization before phonemic nasal consonants
  • (Pre)glottalization of fortis coda obstruents after vowels or nasals

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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2018 10:08 am 
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bbbosborne wrote:
[æt'læntʰɪkʰ] the [t] may allophone with [ʔ], and the [tʰ] may just disappear completely (when it does the kʰ loses its aspiration).

My /t/ is never aspirated there. If it surfaces at all, it's as [ʔ] accompanied by nasalisation of the preceding vowel.


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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2018 8:12 pm 
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how about:
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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2018 8:28 pm 
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salty: [ˈsɒo̯ti(ː)]
suit: [sʲʉ̯uʔ]

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 1:19 am 
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Atlantic /ɨtlæntik/ [ɨʔt̚ˈɫẽə̯̃ɾ̃ɨʔk]
czar /zar/ [zɒɚ̯]
salty /sɔltɨj/ [ˈsɔˤɫtʰɪj]
suit /suwt/ [sʏʉ̯ʔt̚]
thank /θæŋk/ [θæ̃j̃ŋk]

nb: one of /eə̯ æj/ must be phonemic, since e.g. "Bernanke" has [eə̯] rather than [æj]. cf. /ˈpejŋˌgwin/ with FACE but /ˈgeŋgɨs/ with DRESS

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 11:21 am 
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salty [ˈsɑɫti~ˈsɑɫʔi]
suit [ˈsuʔ]

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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 12:11 pm 
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bbbosborne wrote:
Travis B. wrote:
Atlantic: [ɘɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk]~[ɘɾˈɰɛ̃(ɾ̃)ɘʔk], in careful speech [ɛɾˈʟ̞ɛ̃ntʰɘʔk]

what on earth is your dialect?

when we finally got travis to post recordings to prove this, it sounded like he had a speech impediment. however, i have also since heard people with this weird lowered dark L aside from him. (i can't remember how to describe it properly, it's a dark L but without touching the tongue at the front of the mouth ('without coronal contact'). it sounds ridiculous to me but it's how some people speak in that part of the world apparently)

still think u use too many diacritics tho dude


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 1:43 pm 
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absence of coronal contact in the realization of /l/ is generally considered a speech impediment, but some people even have straight-up [ʁ] for it

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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 7:27 pm 
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To me though I can pronounce a clear [l] perfectly fine; e.g. when speaking German. Likewise I have no problem with Japanese [ɺ]. However, clear [l] feels overly careful, formal, or foreign to me in English, i.e. it is not part of my English dialect even though I can pronounce it without a problem, and I would tend to assume that someone who uses it to pronounce English is a foreigner. The only issue is that I find it hard to pronounce [ɫ], to combine both coronal and velar articulation together.

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