shortndsweet06 (shortndsweet06) wrote in linguaphiles,
shortndsweet06
shortndsweet06
linguaphiles

Norwegian [ j ] vs [w]

Hello,

I am doing a Norwegian phonology project where I am supposed to provide minimal pairs or minimal sets to prove the existence of different phonemes in Norwegian and I was wondering if anyone knows two words that are exactly the same except for the contrastive [ j ] sound versus the [ w ] sound.

Example
:
/m~n~ŋ/:               
[
ˈlɑm] ‘lamb’            
[
ˈlɑn] land ‘land’            
[
ˈlɑŋ] lang ‘long’
Subscribe

  • Interpretation of the Legend

    (inscriptions on the Kushan Kingdom coins / надписи на монетах Кушанского царства)

  • Spanish query

    I would be most grateful if anyone could help me out with a Spanish idiom, an expression appearing in a discussion of torture from the late 18th…

  • A very strange Etruscan inscription

    Chiusi is a small town in Italy (province of Siena, Tuscany). And once it was one of the most powerful centers of the Etruscan League of 12 cities.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment