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by mattias
May 22nd, 2012, 8:13 am
Forum: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation in modern Greek - ᾗ, ι, η, υ, ει, οι, υι
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Re: Pronunciation in modern Greek - ᾗ, ι, η, υ, ει, οι, υι

The digraph ⟨γγ⟩ may be pronounced [ŋɣ] in some words ([ɲʝ] before front vowels and [ŋ̄ɣ̄] before back ones). The pronunciation [ŋk] for the digraph ⟨γκ⟩ is extremely rare, but could be heard in literary and scholarly words or when reading ancient texts (by a few readers); normally it retains its "o...