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Re: Morgana's log

Postby eido » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:28 pm



This reminded me of you, because of how you worded the beginning of the last post.
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby Morgana » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:29 pm

eido wrote:

This reminded me of you, because of how you worded the beginning of the last post.
I'm not even sure how to take this but I laughed regardless :lol:
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby eido » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:32 pm

Morgana wrote:I'm not even sure how to take this but I laughed regardless :lol:

I didn't mean it to offend you. It just sounded similar because of the words you used. I know I feel like 'a piece of garbage' when I have wanderlust, so maybe it might relate that way too. I don't know, though. Just don't eat me.
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby smallwhite » Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:49 am

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If you mean that "O" in Swedish can make one of 4 sounds, I agree it is more complicated. And if that's not what you meant, is it brief to explain what you did mean? (If it's not brief, don't feel obligated to explain.)

If I remember correctly, the correspondence is the simplest between Ö and /øː/ and /œ/ --- Ö is pronounced either /øː/ or /œ/ and nothing else, while /øː/ and /œ/ are only ever spelt with Ö. While it's more complicated both ways with O, /o:/ and /ɔ/. (I might have remembered incorrectly but anyway that's what I meant by the latter being more complicated).
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby Morgana » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:58 am

smallwhite wrote:
Morgana wrote:
If you mean that "O" in Swedish can make one of 4 sounds, I agree it is more complicated. And if that's not what you meant, is it brief to explain what you did mean? (If it's not brief, don't feel obligated to explain.)

If I remember correctly, the correspondence is the simplest between Ö and /øː/ and /œ/ --- Ö is pronounced either /øː/ or /œ/ and nothing else, while /øː/ and /œ/ are only ever spelt with Ö. While it's more complicated both ways with O, /o:/ and /ɔ/. (I might have remembered incorrectly but anyway that's what I meant by the latter being more complicated).

Yeah, you got it! What you describe with O is my trip-up - noticing when it’s Å’s (/o:/ and /ɔ/) phonemes and when it’s its own (/u/ and /ʊ/). Said differently, sometimes /o:/ and /ɔ/ are spelled with O, sometimes they are spelled with Å. I’m so relieved this is what you meant, I was worried maybe there was something even worse I missed :lol:
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby smallwhite » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:40 am

Morgana wrote:I’m so relieved this is what you meant, I was worried maybe there was something even worse I missed :lol:

You've made me want to revise Swedish pronunciation. Let's see if I find anything even worse... ;) :?
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Re: Morgana's log

Postby Morgana » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:09 am

Getting myself organized. The weekend was mostly a bust for getting things done, but on the plus side I got more than nothing done and I’m going to take whatever small successes I get :)

For the coming week, I’d like to:
  • read 50 pages of Odinsbarn
  • stay on pace with the audiobook
  • read Mio, min Mio (I already started this today)
  • finish unit 3 of Colloquial Icelandic
  • do my Anki reviews everyday
  • watch The Oath (Icelandic film)
  • do 10 exercises from Form i fokus A
  • read the updated paper on chorusing with Audacity by Kjellin
  • read the entire Swedish phonology page on Wikipedia again, and fill out any gaps in my existing notes
I don’t know if this is too much to plan on but my purpose with this list is to give myself something to aim for, regardless of if I get every item done.
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