Pronunciation of Labov

Guest   Sat Nov 03, 2007 8:32 pm GMT
How is Labov pronounced in XSAMPA? (as in William Labov)
Lazar   Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:16 pm GMT
According to this page ( ), the correct pronounciation, interdialectally, is /l@"bo:v/; but the intuitive pronunciation that I've tended to use is /"le:bQv/ (=["leIbQ:v] for me). Another pronunciation that may be common is /l@"bQv/.
Milton   Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:01 pm GMT
They pronounced it as [l@'bAV] in an online interview.
Milton   Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:02 pm GMT
Milton   Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:05 pm GMT