Diphthongs in Frisian
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Diphthongs in Frisian a comparative analysis of phonemic inventories past and present by Kathrin S. Bussmann

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Published by Winter in Heidelberg .
Written in English


  • Frisian language -- Diphthongs.

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Edition Notes

StatementKathrin S. Bussmann.
SeriesGermanistische Bibliothek -- Bd. 21
LC ClassificationsPF1437 .B87 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21356667M
ISBN 103825350037
ISBN 109783825350031

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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents West Frisian language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles.. See West Frisian phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of West Frisian. West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Westerlauwersk Frysk or simply Frysk, pronounced ; Dutch: Westerlauwers Fries, pronounced) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian is the most widely spoken of the Frisian to: Netherlands. English is not a phonetic language. Pronunciation is very inconsistent. In phonetically written languages (Spanish and Welsh are good examples) single vowels are pronounced singly but two vowels written side-by-side are pronounced separately. Thes. Diphthongs. Falling and centering diphthongs are transcribed with an inverted breve ̯ below the second vowel, to distinguish them from two-vowel sequences where each vowel is a separate syllable. The falling diphthongs end in a fully close vowel. au, ou → /ɔu̯/. ei → /ai̯/. Also /ɛi̯/ or .

See Photos; A page trade catalog with black and white photographic illustrations for the firm of Crosby Frisian Fur Company Lyell Ave. In Rochester, New York. The company, founded by G. N. Crosby in , provided custom hide and skin tanning, coat, robe, rug and glove making, taxidermy, fashioning and making ladies' fine fur garments. Only the least sonorous vowels, viz. the close vowels and schwa, function as non-heads in Frisian. A glide in a long vowel + glide sequence is intermediate between a vowel and a consonant: melodically it is a vowel, but structurally it functions as a consonant in occupying a . In Modern West Frisian, as a result of the New Frisian Breaking two rising diphthongs have developed with initial w, viz. /wo/ and /wa/. However, in the eastern part of the language area these. Full text of "Phonology and grammar of modern west Frisian, with phonetic texts and glossary" See other formats.

A-fronting ("Anglo-Frisian brightening"), part 2. Part two of a-fronting (or "Anglo-Frisian brightening") is very similar to part one except that it affects short a [ɑ] instead of long ā [ɑː]. a [ɑ] is fronted to æ [æ] unless followed by /n, m/ or nasalized — the same conditions as applied in part one. See a-restoration below for examples. Frisian. by Markey,T.L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Study Flashcards On ipa symbols - diphthongs at Quickly memorize the terms, phrases and much more. makes it easy to get the grade you want!/5(1). diphthong A diphthong is a single-syllable vowel sound in which the beginning of the sound is different from the end sound—that is, the sound glides from one vowel sound to another. For this reason, diphthongs are often referred to as gliding vowels. There are eight vowel sounds in American English that are generally agreed upon as being diphthongs.