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Quick question: what is the difference between p, t, k which are "as in
English" and ph, th, kh, which you have also illustrated with English
examples?
I'm guessing you meant p, t, k as in Italian. (:

Do you have examples of sentences in Tabratsa?

Eugene

2009/5/13 Martin Di Maggio <[log in to unmask]>

> Conlang Tabratsa, derived from Persian and Romani with Armenian influences.
>
> PRONUNCIATION:
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> Vowels
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> a - as in hat
> e - as in end
> i - as in machine
> o - as in hot
> u - as in rude
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> Consonants
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> b, f, k, l, m, n, p, v, z - all as in English
>
> ch - as in church
> d - pronounced with tongue against back of teeth
> dh - as th in then
> dz - as ds in aids
> g - as in gate
> gh - as French r in "rire"
> h - as in hat in all places
> kh - aspirated k as in kite
> ky - as in dock-yard in all places
> ny - as in canyon in all places
> ph - aspirated p as in pot
> r - trilled as in Scottish pronunciation
> s - as in sad in all places
> sh - as in shut
> th - aspirated as in ten
> x - as ch in Scottish loch
> y - as in yet in all places
>