Are you sure?
Let's make sure we're thinking the same pronunications:
'a' as in 'and' , 'man'
but 'task' can be pronounced with the 'a' as above, as in the American 'asshole', or, shall I say, as in the British, "Arsenal"
I've not heard Ahrlen, cahrlendar, or Dahrniel.
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