Mantaz wrote:bus - buss (pron. puss)
Mantaz wrote:pencil - pliats
Mantaz wrote:magician - nõid
Mantaz wrote:Well, I always pronounce "puss", so my teacher (Estonian) does that. It's probably due to similarity of soft b and sound p ;)
Mantaz wrote:So is there a big difference between pronunciation of "buss" and "puss"? ;)
Loiks wrote:I even don't know any Estonian who would be able to pronounce correct sounded b, d, or g without special training.
eurooplane wrote:There is perhaps the answere of my question in the fifth paragraph after the genealogical tree:
Do you understand the text in finnish, or should I ask my question in finnish forum?
So as you see there's no canonized explanation for the issue. Hope this answers your question though.
Btw, is 7 [seitse] a borrowed word, since it's very similar to indoeuropean sept/seven etc.?
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