Pronunciation of "ai" in Tibetan

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Pronunciation of "ai" in Tibetan

Postby Sherlock » Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:14 pm

When is "ai" pronounced /ai/? In ChNN's own name for instance, it is usually pronounced /ai/ but in other instances invovling the genitive of namkha it is pronounced /namkhe/.
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Re: Pronunciation of "ai" in Tibetan

Postby Malcolm » Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:21 pm

Sherlock wrote:When is "ai" pronounced /ai/? In ChNN's own name for instance, it is usually pronounced /ai/ but in other instances invovling the genitive of namkha it is pronounced /namkhe/.



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