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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] qepHom 2015 with Marc Okrand

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<body class='hmmessage'><div dir='ltr'><div><div>&gt; From:</div><div>&gt;&nbsp;<br>&gt; It's common for English and French speakers to mispronounce I as Iy also, in any position. It's not hard for us to say, just</div><div>&gt; hard to remember for some. You hear a lot of veeSov and jeeyaj, or jeeyazh from the French speakers, because they</div><div>&gt; don't&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt;">have the harder dj sound.</span></div><div><br></div><div>I get a lot of English speakers that don't speak any French, but still say zheeyazh. &nbsp;It seems many English speakers develop a unconscious idea that all non-English j's are pronounced as if they were French.</div><div><br></div><div>Jeremy<br><div><br></div></div></div> 		 	   		  </div></body>
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