Mair on pu'er / bolei


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Mair on pu'er / bolei

Postby wyardley » Aug 8th, '11, 14:48

Another tea related post on Language Log; this time about the pronunciation of 洱 in Cantonese (yi vs. nei vs. lei).

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3344
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Re: Mair on pu'er / bolei

Postby brandon » Aug 8th, '11, 15:46

FWIW, I've heard "bo'lei" from folks well into their 50's in Chinatown.
I am not sure how back this goes.

But I hope Mair keeps it up.
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Re: Mair on pu'er / bolei

Postby TIM » Aug 8th, '11, 17:36

brandon wrote:FWIW, I've heard "bo'lei" from folks well into their 50's in Chinatown.
I am not sure how back this goes.

But I hope Mair keeps it up.


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