Durham & Tyneside Dialect Group / Sounds....                   


 

NEW FEATURE: Vowel Sounds...
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long /a/   short /a/   long /e/   short /e/   long /i/   short 'i'   long /o/   short /o/   long /u/   short /u/
/ai/   /aw/   /or/   /ow/
consonants      /l/   /r/
spoken by Tom Richardson (Deneside, Seaham)

long /a/   short /a/   long /e/   short /e/   long /i/   short 'i'   long /o/   short /o/   long /u/   short /u/
/ai/   /aw/   /ow/   /oi/   /oa/
spoken by John Patrickson (Dawdon)

long /a/   short /a/   long /e/   short /e/   long /i/   short 'i'   long /o/   short /o/   long /u/   short /u/
/ow/   /oa/
spoken by Meg Sephenson (North Shields)

long /a/   short /a/   long /e/   short /e/   long /i/   short 'i'   long /o/   short /o/   long /u/   short /u/
/ai/   /aw/   /ow/   /oi/   /oa/
consonant...       /t/
spoken by Hassan Galani (Longbenton)

long /a/   short /a/   
consonant       /t/
spoken by Graham (Whickham)

 

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