The pronunciation of unfamiliar native and non-native town names

  title={The pronunciation of unfamiliar native and non-native town names},
  author={Susan Fitt},
transliteration of Greek as <kh> rather than <ch>. For aural presentation, taped prompts were then made of the names. This was carried out by a single speaker, to reduce variation in pronunciation due to speaker characteristics rather than the characteristics of the names. Additionally, using different speakers would have made the language of origin of each name too obvious. As the subjects were to be Scottish, a phonetician from the East Coast of Scotland produced the prompts, so for the… CONTINUE READING

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