Contents – Inhaltlist – Sumário

Les uff Riograndenser HunsrickischLeia em Português

Introduction

What is Rio Grande Hunsrickish?

Phonology and Orthography

The High German Consonant Shift

The phonology of Rio Grande Hunsrickisch

An introduction to the orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickisch

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, first part
Long and Short Vowels
Simple and double consonants

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, second part
The orthography of the plosives
The lenition process of B and D
The pronunciation of S before P and T
The ending of the first person singular of verbs
Etymological explanation for the use of B, D, G or P, T, K
The absence of G in non-initial position

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, third part
The vowels of Rio Grande Hunsrickisch
The orthography of the vowels
The reason for the orthography of the vowels
The orthography of the diphthongs

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, fourth part
The orthography of fricatives

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, fifth part
The problematic R
Initial R
Intervocalic R
Final R
The “coloration” of R

The orthography of Rio Grande Hunsrickish after Boll, sixth part
An analysis from grapheme to phoneme

The process of secondary lenition

Lessons

Greetings and other expressions

The genders

The plural

The personal pronouns and the verb “sin”

The colors

Intransitive verbs

Transitive verbs, nominative and accusative

The negation

The inversion of subject and verb

The dative

The possessive pronouns

The genitive (that is not a genitive)

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