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Re: NATLANG: French spelling questions

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, February 29, 2004, 2:16
Benct Philip Jonsson scripsit:

> Are there any French words other than _aiguë_ where > an _ë_ is used to indicate that a preceding _u_ > is pronounced [y]?
Well, now I know why English _ague_ is pronounced /'ejgju/! AFAIK that pronunciation of -gue is unique. -- "While staying with the Asonu, I met a man from John Cowan the Candensian plane, which is very much like ours, only more of it consists of Toronto." --the unnamed narrator of Le Guin's Changing Planes


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