Author Topic: linking vowel to vowel - glide  (Read 1401 times)

Offline zoltankr

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linking vowel to vowel - glide
« on: February 15, 2015, 06:49:21 AM »
Hi, this sentence: "I can do it" phontically looks like: [aɪ kən 'du ɪt]
We can link "do + it". Right? I usually always know which glide to use (w or y) because one sounds bad, but this phrase is tricky because both sounds fine to me:

[aɪ kən 'du(y)ɪt]
[aɪ kən 'du(w)ɪt]

Which one is more correct? I would be grateful for any suggestion. Thank you!

Offline Daniel

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Re: linking vowel to vowel - glide
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2015, 07:19:19 AM »
[w] sounds much more natural to me.
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Offline Pavena

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Re: linking vowel to vowel - glide
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2018, 08:41:22 PM »
Obviously it's /w/

Offline panini

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Re: linking vowel to vowel - glide
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2018, 10:47:03 AM »
I don't see any way to decide that in lieu of a specific token or at least basic dialect information. You could record yourself for a few days and see how you actually pronounce the sequence.