Re: Is that Ladino?
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 2, 2004, 16:51|
On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 16:44:51 +0200, Shaul Vardi <vardi@...> wrote:
> Ykrîn = Ukraine, of course. Y = long u, just like the Russian
> (and Ukrainian) letter it looks like! Î = long i.
> I.e. pronounce ookrine.
Define what you mean with "long i"; the most natural assumption for me
is [i:], but by the pronunciation example you gave, I presume
something more like [aj], i.e. what is called "long i" in (perhaps) a
US middle-school classroom.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
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