Re: ZBB: Another "What language is this song in" thread.
Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...> writes:
> On Jul 31, 2005, at 10:14 PM, Henrik Theiling wrote:Definitely not. :-)
> > Hi!
> > Ooohoo, thanks, Steg, that's very great! :-)
> No problema!
> Oh and i'm not the only crazy one.
> My friend who i took Intro to Linguistics with in college agreed thatThere's concensus: my girlfriend and I both heard:
> the first line sounds like "I don't know why you are sorry"!
'... why you are sohrie', pronounced with a strong German
accent (there was [R] in it). :-)))
>...Probably the Arabic script doesn't offer enough vowel signs for
> It's definitely [O] sometimes.
- Henrik Theiling skrev:
>>It's definitely [O] sometimes.Basically quantitative vowel distinctions have been replaced by
> Probably the Arabic script doesn't offer enough vowel signs for
qualitative distinctions in Persian:
|a| is /&/
|i| is /e/
|u| is /o/
|a:| is /Q/ NB
|i:| is /i/
|u:| is /u/
There is an [A] allophone of /Q/.
BTW |q| is /R/ or /G\/.
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
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