Talk:drunk

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Shouldn't the pronunciation be /dɻʌŋk/ instead of /dɻʌɳk/? It seems to me that the place of articulation of the nasal is in the same place as the k, making it a velar nasal, which is written ŋ. See w:IPA for clarification.

Lambda 08:00, 27 Feb 2004 (UTC)
You're quite right! I think that IPA said "drunyk". The "ɻ" is also wrong. That's some kind of narrow transcription of an allophone or dialectal "r" which is always written /r/ in phonemic transcriptions. Hippietrail 10:09, 27 Feb 2004 (UTC)
I think I put "ɻ" in there since the r is almost not audible (comparing to other languages). Sorry, I was trying to learn this IPA transcription, when I entered those transcriptions. I would say that almost any r in English could be transcribed as "ɻ" Polyglot 11:19, 27 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Note that adjectives used before nouns are called "attributive", ones used after verbs such as "to be" are called "predicative". Hippietrail 10:09, 27 Feb 2004 (UTC)