New York regional dialect

New York regional dialect

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Unformatted text preview: ss" and "There is sSll a light that shines on me." So intrusive /r/ happens when a word sounds like it has a dropped /r/ at the end but doesn't really, and the phantom /r/ appears precisely where a dropped /r/ would reappear, before a vowel. h]p://posiSveanymore.blogspot.com/2006/06/intrusive- intrusive- r.html Intrusive r •  So, intrusive r happens because people have a general rule that r gets reinserted before a vowel, but they don’t actually have a clear disSncSon between words that have an underlying r and words that don’t •  This is a common feature in lots of r- less dialects, but...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2014 for the course LIN 200 taught by Professor Julia during the Winter '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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