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Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome...

Postby Aleph » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:32 am

... an IPA transcription for the pronunciation?
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:29 pm

Please clarify. What words? What sort of IPA pronunciation? Something similar to your posh post?
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Philip Hudson » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:07 pm

Aleph: Welcome to the forum. Cryptic posts are fair game but when we holler "Uncle!" please elucidate.

Note the similarity of Alpha in Alpha Agora and your identifier, Aleph. I believe that is the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet. It is sometimes used as a symbol in mathematics, especially in point-set-theory. Perry is our Hebrew expert.
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Slava » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:17 pm

Yes, many words have been repeated, some quite regularly, such as Mother and Father for their respective days. The last few have all been new, as far as I can tell.

As to the IPA transcription, I personally find it far too complex for amateurs such as us.
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:34 pm

If i'm what passes for a Hebrew expert, we're in trouble.
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Slava » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:46 pm

Perry Lassiter wrote:If i'm what passes for a Hebrew expert, we're in trouble.
The Agora once had a member named simply Perry, who did have knowledge of Hebrew. He's long gone, sad to say.
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Re: Are the words repeating themselves and would you welcome

Postby Philip Hudson » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:13 pm

This Perry is too modest about his knowledge of Hebrew.
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