Glyphs and graphemes [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Jul 19 02:35:53 EDT 2018


Stefan Ram wrote:
> Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

>>That's debatable. I've never thought of it that way and I'm
>>fairly certain I don't pronounce it that way. My tongue does
>>not do the same thing when I say "ch" as it does when I
>>say "tsh".
> 
> archives   ˈɑɚ kɑɪvz (n)
> bachelor   ˈbæʧ lɚ (n)
> machine     məˈʃin
> cash        kæʃ
> dachshund  ˈdɑks ˌhʊnt

I'm talking specifically about the "ch" sound in
"bachelor", "change", etc. It sounds and feels like
a single sound to me.

-- 
Greg


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