Re: [tied] Anouilh
From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Not a real diphthong, but a -VC
combination where C happens to be [j]. I wonder how you pronounce
<fenouil> or <grenouille>. Surely not "fenwee, grenwee". For me,
they are disyllabic, end in [-nuj] (where [-j] derives from an
old palatal lateral) and rhyme with Anouilh's name. <Louis> is really
[lwi] (monosyllabic). I hope our native French-speakers can confirm all
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Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 3:30 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Vwikings.
Really? Not [anu'i]?
Does French have a diphthong [uj]? I pronounce
"Louis" as [lu'i] and not