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Welsh English....Triphthongs

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Please note: the words and symbols below refer to the British English sounds. They
are only provided for comparison.  Many of the Welsh sounds are quite different!


  fewer, cure, "I knew a man"
slower, mower, Goa, "go a mile", "sew a shirt"
shower, hour, power, sour, "how are the boys?"
hire, higher, liar, fire, buyer, diagram, "Why are we here?"


Our warmest thanks go to ...

Speaker Geographical origin Date of recording Approx age
Alison Prosser
Jeremy Prosser
Neith, South Wales
Port Talbot, South Wales
March 30th, 2001
March 30th, 2001




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