By Peter Ladefoged

This e-book describes the entire identified ways that the sounds of the world's languages range. Encapsulating the paintings of 2 major figures within the box, it will likely be a customary paintings of reference for researchers in phonetics, linguistics and speech technology for a few years to come back. The scope of the ebook is actually international, with info drawn from approximately four hundred languages, a lot of them investigated in the beginning hand through the authors.

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Dain, AbL dsti, dsinfi, dd, she, d*> dstri, tru, da nu, in him. REMARK. ddiye, to her, to ddin, her, from him. Imtr. ^ (that one). ddigahiy her, of her, him, to him. him. LOG. it Neuter. ^ through, by him. M, it. it. it. dditl, ddintl, ddi of its, tra, from her, from through, by ddi nu, d nu, in her, in it. it. it. put between the stem and the postposition in the oblique eases of the singular in feminine and neuter. the For the sake of euphony the vowel i is Plural. Masculine and Feminine N. 6.

Singular, N. dl, alas, man, the G. dl, alas gahi, of the D. dl, alas ge, to the Aco. dl, dlan, dlasin, the Abl. dl it, dhs dlar gahi, men, the men. of the men. dlar ge, to the dlarin, the men. dlartl, dlarinti, from the men. dlar, man. man. man. from the man. II, dl trl, tru, lust. man. dlar trl, tru, through, by through, by the men. the man. Voc. Loo. man dlayb, e dlayd, dl, in the alas f<#, men e dlaid, ! man. men. in the dlar nu, ! men. Feminine. Plural. Singular. mukkd, O. mukkd gahi, D. mukkd ge, Ace.

The hubrdgahi, of those things. Jmbrdge, to those things. hubran, those things. from those things. hubran trl, tru, by those things. hubranti, by those men men hubrd nu, in those things. Possessive Pronouns. genitives of the personal and demonstrative of course are used also as adjectives pronouns stand and Second person. First person. Third person. my. ninghai, thy. dsgahi, his; adigahi, her, emhai, our. nimhai, your. argah Sing, erighai, PL hubrd, those things. from those men 3. for possessives Neuter.

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