USAGE: Russian L (was: glottals)
|From:||Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 29, 2004, 20:50|
Philippe Caquant a scris:
> Isn't it a question of stress, like in zAmok / zamOk ?
> --- Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...> wrote:
> > How can you then tell the difference between _угол_
> > |ugol| 'corner' and _уголь_
> > |ugol'| 'coal'?????
Surely no. In both words it is the first syllable that is stressed: ["ug@5],
The phone*m*ic opposition may be seen in the following minimal pair:
_лук_ |luk| 'onion' :: _люк_ |ljuk| 'manhole'.