Greek is not a fully phonetic language. A few letters can be pronounced in more than one way, and a few sounds can be represented by more than one letter.
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- In the simplest of terms, Turkish vowel harmony allows you to leave your mouth in a certain position for an entire word, rather than forcing you to reshape your mouth with every syllable.
- There are many differences between Russian and Polish but there's no denying that knowing Russian gives a huge head start with Polish.
- There are two characters in the Russian alphabet that will leave you perplexed for a long time as you take on the challenge of this new language: the soft sign (ь) and the hard sign (ъ).
- In a nut-shell, Russian vowel reduction describes the way in which unstressed vowels are pronounced with less phonetic clarity than stressed vowels.
- Let's take a deeper look at the sounds of letters and letter combinations in Italian, and learn a little bit about spelling.