Queer ‘ī’ from a Straitened Guy

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brogine
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Queer ‘ī’ from a Straitened Guy

Postby brogine » Mon Aug 16, 2021 3:57 pm

Several dictionaries I’ve looked at indicate the same long ‘i’ in
high
high school
my
might
not to mention cetera.

What gives? Do you pronounce them the same way?

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Re: Queer ‘ī’ from a Straitened Guy

Postby Slava » Mon Aug 16, 2021 4:41 pm

Is cetera somewhere pronounced with a long i? Is that the question? All the others are long to me.
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Re: Queer ‘ī’ from a Straitened Guy

Postby brogine » Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:04 am

They really sound the same to you? The latter in each pair has a distinctly ‘broader’ sound to me. Amen corner . . . ?


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