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A short description of the case system of Lezgi, ie. all the various forms a noun can take and their different meanings.
This entry contains a presentation of Lezgi phonemes. For those who don’t know – phonemes are the smallest distinctive units of speech. For simplicity’s sake let’s call them just sounds. Here we go then.
With this post I’m starting to move here the contents of my Lezgi-related pages.
It’s the time to collect the leftovers – that is the remaining single letters of the Lezgi alphabet. Later we’ll proceed to step 4 – the digraphs. Here’s what’s left in store: Жж Чч Цц Шш Щщ Фф ъ Фф … Continue reading
Slowly but surely moving forward we approach “y and its family”, or the fossils of Russian orthography carried over to Lezgi. Let’s start. Йй is /y/ or the first sound in ‘yet’. Because of the peculiar characteristics of Russian (and … Continue reading
After a longish break another six-pack of letters is coming up. The 0.1 is here because for a while we are going to move forward in shorter installments (less examples, for example). On the other hand – your work gets … Continue reading
Okay, so it’s time for the second installment of the series. The previous one (Cyrillic letters which look and sound roughly the same as Latin ones) was trivial. This time we’ll focus on something more difficult – those Lezgi Cyrillic letters … Continue reading
A couple words about what are my plans for the immediate future of this blog. 1. How to read Lezgi. This introducton to Lezgi Cyrillic will be continued in small, easily palatable, chunks, each introducing only a couple of letters … Continue reading
Let’s just assume that you want to learn Lezgi. One of the obstacles you have to overcome is the script. Lezgi is officially written in Cyrillic letters even though some people on the Internet make do with writing in Latin. … Continue reading