Re: [Slovak-World] More Slovak Questions
> Is "Dzedo", grandfather in an eastern/Spis dialect?It is, Regina. In standard Slovak it's [d~edo] -- with a "soft" [d~] (as
the Slovaks call the sounds d~, t~, n~, l~).
The [d~] is mostly replaced by [dz] in East Slovak (e.g.: [d~en~], "day"
--> [dzen~]; [id~es~], "you go/are going" --> [idzes~]).
Out of This Furnace is a poor source of Slovak, or Rusyn words. Thomas
Bell got most of them wrong, whether you think of their east Slovak
versions, or of standard/central Slovak.
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