Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian (London Oriental and by Jasmine Dum-Tragut

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Preceding vowel devoicing and aspiration If the final voiced consonant follows a vowel, it may undergo devoicing and aspiration. If the medial voiced consonant appears between two vowels, it may undergo devoicing and aspiration. o¹ ōd [fth] “air”, ¿· ēg [7kh] “female”, ûÓ ōj [ftsh] “snake”, ³ç aj [ctwh] “right” etc. ˳µ»É xabel [ócph7l] “to cheat”, ³Ý¹j³¹³ñ andadar [cnthcthcn] “unceasing”, Ñá·Ç hogi [hfkhi] “soul”, áçÇÉ ojil [‚ftwhil] “louse” etc. – Nasal devoicing and aspiration If the medial or final voiced consonant follows a nasal, it may undergo devoicing and aspiration.

In words with the initial consonant cluster sibilant+plosive, the epenthetic schwa is ­expressed in the line division in front of the initial sibilant.. The exception to this rule is personal names, such as êï»-÷³Ý Ste-p’an, êïñ³ë-µáõñ· Stras-burg etc. Compare: Sahakyan, Sahakyan 2004: 36–38. . A˚rak’elyan, Xač’atryan, Eloyan 1979: 115. Chapter 1. e. VCCCV = VCC-CV, as in ²ëï-í³Í Ast-vac “God”, ë»ÕÙ-í³Í sełm-vac “pressed”, ϳݷ-Ý»É kang-nel “to stand” etc. Initial Clusters a. g. ·ñ»É grel [g6n7l] “to write”, Ñå³ñï hpart [h6pcnt] “proud”, ÅåÇï žpit [Š6pit] “smile”, Ýϳñ nkar [n6kcn] “picture”, ïÕ³ tła [t6tc] “boy”etc.

Azerbaijan-dat minister. nom he is haytn-el ayžm as-um ē oč’. pres. now say-ptcp. ” d. Five consonants with a following vowel As with three and four consonants, in general, the first consonant forms a syllable with the epenthetic schwa.

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