In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mark)diéresis femininecrema feminine
- German umlauts appear to be a problem in some cases.
- Furthermore, Hungarian, Turkish and Finnish (which are Ural-Altaic languages like Korean and share phonetic qualities with it) also extensively use umlauts.
- This changed when the reform-minded leader Kemal Mustafa Attaturk, for better or for worse, adopted a Romanization system which heavily uses umlauts to modify various sounds.
- The evidence is that originally the German keyboard produced circumflexes instead of umlauts but it was replaced by an English keyboard.
- Come on folks, don't you know how to pronounce vowels with umlauts over them?
2(vowel change)metafonía feminineinflexión vocálica feminine
- Not all vowel gradations are caused by umlaut.
- The mutations of a basic vowel by umlaut are of two kinds in OE.
- It is important to note that in many OE words containing vowels affected by umlaut, the /i/ or /j/ in the following unstressed syllable has been lost.
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