vijayjohn wrote:Also, I looked through that paper, and it has some interesting stuff in it that I guess could help. For example, it seems there are really three vowel lengths in Dinka, not two, because in addition to short and long vowels, there are also extra-short vowels. So for example, Bòl ámòc means 'he/she is shooting Bol' (Bol is presumably a personal name), but if the last syllable of that sentence has an extra-short vowel, then it means 'you are shooting Bol'! It seems, unfortunately, that we can't really tell what tone a word has based on its representation in the orthography.
oldnews12 wrote:absolute maaadman
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