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pronouncing dictionary of English place-names

including standard local and archaic variants

by Klaus Forster

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- England -- Pronunciation.,
    • English language -- Pronunciation -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [xiii]-xxxvi.

      StatementKlaus Forster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA645 .F67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 268 ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4116225M
      ISBN 100710007566
      LC Control Number80041300

      Compared to English pronunciation, which often has more exceptions than rules, Russian rules of pronunciation are fairly clear and consistent. Understanding the one-letter-one-sound principle Russian is a phonetic language, which means that for the most part one Russian letter corresponds to one sound. The letter K is always pronounced like k, and the letter M [ ].


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