petrichor. (neoreulwonhae) wrote in linguaphiles,
petrichor.
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Say wha?

I keep seeing all these technical terms all over, like dipthongs and glottalization and flapping and rhotic and all this other stuff. Do you learn these things in language classes, or do you learn it in other places? It seems rather technical and I have no idea what you guys are talking about when you say these things. :p
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  • Interpretation of the Legend

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