Guttural Rhotic

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Guttural R - Romance Languages - French
... The French language is perhaps the best known example of a language with a guttural rhotic, to the extent that this pronunciation is widely stereotyped ... In much of southern France this guttural R has replaced the traditional alveolar trill which can now only be heard among the oldest persons ... It is not known when the guttural rhotic entered the French language, although it may have become commonplace in the mid or late eighteenth century ...

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