RE: [unicode] Re[2]: Pronunciation of U+0429

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Fri Aug 09 2002 - 13:16:09 EDT

Radovan Garabik wrote:
> > RG> but I guess it is influenced by orthography.
> >
> > What's the orthography got to do with it??
> if the children in schools are taught that "щ" is pronounced
> as "шч", they (those who are paying atention) will remember it
> and then use this pronunciation when asked to pronounce each phoneme
> of a given word.

Uh!? Are you thinking about children from ethnic minorities? Russian
children are supposed to be already able to speak Russian when they go to
school: I guess what they learn is "that sound has that letter", not the
other way round.

_ Marco

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