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by Bao Pu
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: Pronounciation of 德
Replies: 5
Views: 31999

Bao Pu wrote:Thanks alot Ransek,
Aside from the vowel then, it closely resembles Old Chinese (古漢語) tək
Well, sort of :?
by Bao Pu
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: Pronounciation of 德
Replies: 5
Views: 31999

It has a glottal stop [-ʔ]. In Wu the Middle Chinese 入聲 with final consonant [-p/-k/-t] have merged into the glottal stop. In many romanization scheme this consonant is represented by "-k" or "-h". In case of 德, the proper romanization should be "Tek" or "Teh". In Mandarin the pronunciation should ...
by Bao Pu
Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: Pronounciation of 德
Replies: 5
Views: 31999

Tom Higgins wrote:It's pronounced almost the same as "de" in Mandarin, just shorter and more "explosive".

Thanks Tom,

So, it doesn't have a final consonant like Cantonese, Min or Hakka?
by Bao Pu
Sun Nov 18, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Wu language forum
Topic: Pronounciation of 德
Replies: 5
Views: 31999

Pronounciation of 德

Hi, I was wondering if someone can give me the Wu romanization/pronounciation of the character 德? I have Mandarin: De ; Yue (Cantonese): Dak ; Minnan: Tek ; and Hakka: Tiet . I'm looking for as many different pronunciations as possible. (I also have Japanese: toku ; Korean: tek ; and Vietnamese: Tốt...
by Bao Pu
Sun Jul 17, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Pronunciations
Replies: 3
Views: 10722

Hello Dylan This is largely unreadable, even with Big5 encoding. 德 北 0 1 2 [ t ɤ 35 ] 德 濟 0 1 1 [ t e i 213 ] 德 西 0 1 1 [ t e i 21 ] 德 太 0 4 1 [ t ə ʔ 2 ] 德 漢 0 1 2 [ t ɤ 213 ] 德 成 0 1 2 [ t e 31 ] 德 揚 0 4 . [ t ə ʔ 4 ] 德 蘇 0 4 1 [ t ɤ ʔ 4 ] 德 溫 0 4 1 [ t E 323 ] 德 長 0 4 . [ t ɤ 24 ] 德 雙 0 1 2 [ t i...
by Bao Pu
Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:19 pm
Forum: Learning Chinese
Topic: Pronunciations
Replies: 3
Views: 10722

Pronunciations

hello My first post... I am wondering if I could get help with several pronunciations of characters in the various "dialects" of Zhongguo? For example, 德 : Mandarin: de = duh Cantonese: dak = duk Hakka: det = det Wu: ? Xiang: ? Min: ? I will wait before asking about several other characters . . . . .