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  Alphabet
Alphabet of Thorn Alphabet of Thorn is a Patricia A. McKillip, ISBN 0441011306.
Coptic alphabet The Coptic alphabet is an Egyptian alphabet.
It is the alphabet that was used by the Ethiopic alphabets.
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 Encyclopedia: Catalan alphabet
An alphabet is a complete standardized set of letters — basic written symbols — each of which roughly represents a phoneme of a spoken language, either as it exists now or as it may have been in the past.
In linguistics, a diaeresis or dieresis (AE) (from Greek diairein, to divide) is the modification of a syllable by distinctly pronouncing one of its vowels.
L is the twelfth letter of the Latin alphabet.
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 Alphabets derived from the Latin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Variants of the Latin alphabet are used by the writing systems of many languages throughout the world.
Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Kurdish, Norwegian, Slovak and Spanish use all 26 letters.
  The Norwegian alphabet is currently identical with the Danish alphabet, but lately it has been proposed to add the letter Kjell to the Norwegian alphabet (after the letter L), so that the sound which is commonly spelled kj may be written with a single letter.
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 Catalan language, alphabet and pronunciation
Catalan appeared as a distinct language during the 10th and 11th centuries.
The founding of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (Institute of Catalan Studies) in 1907 led to the language being codified through the publication of Normes ortogràfiques (Spelling Rules) in 1913, the Diccionari ortogràfic (Spelling Dictionary) in 1917, and the Gramàtica catalana (Catalan Grammar) by Pompeu Fabra in 1918.
During the Second Republic (1931-1939), Catalan was restored to its official language status, which it had lost in the 18th century.
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 Catalan alphabet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Catalan (A character set that includes letters and is used to write a language) alphabet comes from the (The alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe) Roman alphabet
Note that usually Catalan has the rule one-letter-one-sound (but no one-sound-one-letter) but there are special combinations of letters with more sounds.
Note the existence of the character "ŀ" (l with dot) that is used to represent a sound but it is not considered a letter itself.
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 AllRefer.com - Catalan language (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia
Catalan language, member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages.
It is spoken by about 8 million people in Catalonia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and part of Aragon in Spain, in the region of Roussillon in SE France, the city of Alghero in Sardinia, and in the tiny nation Andorra (where it is the official tongue).
Like the other Romance languages, Catalan is descended from Latin.
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 AllRefer.com - Catalan literature (Miscellaneous European Literature) - Encyclopedia
Catalan literature, like the Catalan language, developed in close connection with that of Provence.
From the rise of Castile during the Renaissance, Catalan literature was eclipsed until the 19th cent., when it experienced a marked revival.
Although Catalan literary life proceeded underground, it was not until well after World War II that normal activity was resumed, reflected in the establishment of awards such as the City of Barcelona Prize for Catalan Poetry.
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 The Challenges of Teaching Small Classes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Catalan is a language centered in Barcelona and Catalonia, with only eight million people in the world who speak the language.
Professor Sobrer teaches Catalan whenever a cohort of five to ten students is interested in the language.
In 2005, the Latin alphabet will again be the official alphabet of Uzbekistan, but in the meantime, many teaching resources use only Cyrillic.
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 Alphabets derived from the Latin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Kurdish, Norwegian, Slovak and Spanish are using all 26 letters.
The letters J, W and U (or, rather the distinction between I and J, between U and V and between W and VV) were added to the Latin alphabet only in Mediæval times, as were the digraphs Æ and Œ and all lowercase letters.
The Norwegian alphabet is currently identical with the Danish alphabet, but lately it has been proposed to add the letter Kjell to the Norwegian alphabet (after the letter L), so that the sound which is commonly spelled kj may be written with a single letter.
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 GeoNative - Països Catalans - Catalan
Catalan is the language of Catalonia, as well of as of other regions.
In the spanish side, Catalan is co-official and is gaining ground: most placenames have been recovered in the Catalan forms actually.
This name may be confusing as the Catalan region of Roselló does not correspond exactly to the department.
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 Catalan translation by Catalan translator - Immigration documents
Catalan language is primarily spoken in North-Eastern part of Spain.
: Catalan is spoken in Spain, Andorra, Sardinia, the Balearic Islands, Italy, and southern France.
We specialize in translating your documents (in Catalan language) for the U.S. Immigration.
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 Easy Catalan
Catalan is a latin language which means that it has the same roots as
Valencià's vocabulary is mostly Catalan whereas its pronunciation seems to be closest to the Spanish one (which not means Valencià's pronunciation comes from Spanish one!).
Catalan A, E and O have different sounds if they are stressed or not.
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It also appears in the German alphabet, where it represents "U" with umlaut, and is alphabetized together with "U".
In Spanish and Catalan "" is the letter "U" with a diaeresis, indicating that "U" is pronounced in a position where it would not normally be, specifically between a "G" and an "E" or "I" in Spanish and Catalan and between a "Q" and "E" or "I" in Catalan
Another use exclusive of Catalan language consist into separate two vowels that without the diaeresis would sound together in the same syllable.
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 Ancient and modern Latin alphabet
The earliest known inscriptions in the Latin alphabet date from the 6th century BC.
It was adapted from the Etruscan alphabet during the 7th century BC.
The letters Y and Z were taken from the Greek alphabet to write Greek loan words.
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 Q
In the Azeri, Uzbek, and Tatar languages, Q is pronounced the same as the Semitic sound /q/.
In biochemistry, Q is the symbol for glutamine.
In phonetics, lowercase [q] is the International Phonetic Alphabet symbol for the voiceless uvular plosive.
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 Learn more about Alphabet in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Learn more about Alphabet in the online encyclopedia.
Hint: Play with putting spaces before and after your words to see the different results you get.
Writing without using a particular letter or letters is a type of constrained writing called a lipogram.
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I have the TY book...You can give examples in any Romance language, since I more or less study most of them and know some...Comparisons with Spanish, French and Italian would be welcome...
Catalan words are usually shorter than any other Romance language.
Nouns can be feminin or masculine (as we saw when we learnt 'the article' which must have the same genre and number of the noun).
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 Q - Art History Online Reference and Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In most modern languages, Q is rather superfluous; in Romance and Germanic languages it appears almost exclusively in the digraph QU.
In Maltese and Võro, Q denotes the glottal stop.
In biblical criticism, Q is an abbreviation used by scholars of the New Testament to describe the Q document, a hypothetical lost written "source" (German, Quelle, hence, Q) behind the Synoptic Gospels.
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 Acorn alphabets
Some languages are in more than one alphabet (for instance English is in almost every alphabet) so to indicate which alphabet is considered primary for a given language, it is printed in bold.
Latin 3 (Southern & Esperanto - ISO 8859/3) alphabet
Albanian, Breton, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Italian, Kurdish (Latin), Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
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 Catalan language on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bibliography: See W. Entwistle, The Spanish Language, Together with Portuguese, Catalan and Basque (2d ed.
Seekport launches country-based search engine in Spain; Provides search capabilities in Catalan, Basque and Galician as well as official language Castellan - www.seekport.com.es.
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 Cantonese translation by Cantonese translator - Immigration documents
For more linguistic affiliation, language variation, orthography, linguistic sketch, and history of Cantonese language UCLA Language Materials Project has a good linguistics and interlingual information on Cantonese.
Cantonese language is included in the Speech Assessment Methods Phonetic Alphabet (SAMPA) which is a computer-readable phonetic script using 7-bit printable ASCII characters based on the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
More information on how we translate your Cantonese documents for the U.S. Immigration and frequently asked questions on our translation process
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