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From:Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2003, 13:21
 --- vaksje skrzypszy:

> Peter Clark wrote, 2003.02.24 16:09'jä: > > From what I can make of it, Kyrgyz has the following vowels: > >i y 1 u > > e 2 o > > E > > & > > a
That reminds me a lot of Vozgian, my North Slavic conlang that I am currently reworking: i y I u 2 O E & A a
> Not sure about /o/ though. I found out the vowel I'm so desperately needing > sounds somewhat like the |o| sound in the Dutch word "lopen" opposed to the > one in "kooi". Thought this was /o/, but can anyone correct me?
IMO /o/ in "kooi" and in "lopen" are basically the same vowel. They might be pronounced somewhat differently in certain non-standard ideolects, for example: [kO:j] vs. [lov\p@]. Jan ===== "Originality is the art of concealing your source." - Franklin P. Jones __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts


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