Re: [NTLK] OT: languages [WAS: "Re: [WTB] Newton 2x00 dongle / JAE connector..."]

From: L.W. Brown <>
Date: Sat Feb 10 2007 - 10:53:13 EST

That is what I recall from studying it in the late 60s - very simple
to read out loud once you know the sounds.

On 10. Feb, 2007, at 10:42, Lord Groundhog wrote:
> ~~~ On 2007/02/10 10:21, matthiasm at wrote ~~~
>> I was told that in Russian, pretty much nothing is pronounced the way
>> it is written.
> Funny; I'd have said that about French, whereas once you learn the
> Cyrillic
> alphabet and the relationships between accented syllables and vowel-
> sounds,
> Russian is no worse than English. In some ways you could argue
> it's rather
> better than English. I guess it's just a matter of what we know.

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