Re: ZBB: Another "What language is this song in" thread.
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 1, 2005, 19:31|
Henrik Theiling skrev:
>>It's definitely [O] sometimes.
> Probably the Arabic script doesn't offer enough vowel signs for
Basically quantitative vowel distinctions have been replaced by
qualitative distinctions in Persian:
|a| is /&/
|i| is /e/
|u| is /o/
|a:| is /Q/ NB
|i:| is /i/
|u:| is /u/
There is an [A] allophone of /Q/.
BTW |q| is /R/ or /G\/.
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
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