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Re: My Pet Dinosaur - Re: If the asteroid had missed...



How do you pronounce an r like a vowel?

No, you _use_ it as a vowel, instead of a vowel, in the role vowels play in syllables, as a "syllabic consonant".


Take the middle syllable of "Internet". For many Americans nothing would change if it were spelled _drr_ instead of _ter_; the _e_ is just there for historical reasons. That's what I mean.