|From:||Danny Wier <dawiertx@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 1, 2004, 0:53|
From: "Danny Wier"
> From: "caeruleancentaur"
>> I knew about this pronunciation. Would someone help me (us) with the
>> pronunciation of the other three: Beltane, Imbolc and Lughnassadh?
> The Irish pronunciation of Beltane, written Bealtaine, is [b_j<@n_j@]. I
> think. I don't know how Imbolc is pronounced (or spelled in current Irish
> orthography), but Lughnasadh is [lu:n@s@] because it's spelled Lúnasa
I forgot to mention that caol (broad) consonants tend to be velarized (but
not as much as Arabic emphatics), so Bealtaine is more like [b_j<_e@n_j@].
According to what I've read.