The LFC suggests a rhotic
pronunciation of English, as well as avoiding "t-tapping"--characteristic of, for example, some varieties of American English where an intervocalic /t/ is realized as a tap /[?
or rhotacized vowel is "r-colored," as in SAE <fur> [f[?
Retroflex versus bunched in treatment for rhotic
misarticulation: evidence for ultrasound biofeedback intervention.
Reducing a little bit more the scope of the phenomenon, Britto Leite assumes a variationist look at rhotic
phonemes in the language spoken in Campinas, while Adam & Zimmer postulate a dynamic conception of L2 acquisition, evaluating Brazilian children's perception and production of standards of Voice Onset Time for initial plosives in English.
The question of whether Orkney is rhotic
cannot be answered in any straightforward way.
Gomez-Fernandez, 2004; Jimenez, 1987; Vasquez-Carranza, 2006); one such rhotic
sound is the Spanish tap, [r].
Combine this rhotic
speech pattern (basically, how people pronounce their "r's") with the stretched-out "a's", as in "fah-thah (for "father"), and the widened "o's" ("taw-nic" instead of "tonic") and you get what many out-of-staters know as the Boston accent - and what most everyone else knows as the New England accent.
In the ethnolect of African Americans the word nigga (as its variants) has a plethora of meanings and connotations starting with the negative one (or rather its rhotic
variant nigger is regarded as racial slur), through neutral and finishing with the positive one (in the case of the latter, nigga might be interpreted as an acronym standing for: Never Ignorant Getting Goals Accomplished, cf.
The groundskeeper is a Scottish immigrant, fiery-tempered and almost feral in appearance and behaviour, whose ethnic origins are easily identifiable by his flaming red hair, eyebrows and beard, and by his broad and rhotic
Scottish accent (which, in the Italian dubbed version, is translated as Sardinian: see Barra, 2008; Ferrari, 2009; Fusari 2007).
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Those who represent Cambridge institutions speak a traditional, rhotic
accented American dialect, while the Irish-Catholics speak a non-rhotic
accented Boston vernacular with many regionalisms.
A randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic ver- sus open cholecystectomy in patients with cir- rhotic