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How to pronouce "Uygur"... [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-5-18 19:07:15 |Display all floors
"Uygur" is one of China's 55 minorities.I read it many times in a newspaper.I wonder how to pronouce it because I'm very morose that I can't pronounce it when I read it.Thank you for your help~

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Post time 2007-5-18 19:20:12 |Display all floors
Ui·ghur  

Variant:            also Ui·gur  
Pronunciation:     'wē-ˌgu̇r
Function:           noun
Etymology:          Uighur Uighur
Date:               1747

Does that help?

中文意思是“维吾尔"  
英文可以照着上面音标念,“维”发第一声,后面带了"格"的音

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Post time 2007-5-18 20:52:35 |Display all floors
I konw the meaning of "Uygur".But I'm still confused about the pronunciation."Pronunciation:     'wē-ˌgu̇r "-what's this?I'm afraid I still can't pronouce it according to  your explanation.Thank you all the same.
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Post time 2007-5-18 21:25:25 |Display all floors

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Post time 2007-5-18 22:20:24 |Display all floors
Oh...is it pronounced /' wegзr / ?Because I don't know such kind of phonetic alphabet. Thank you.
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Post time 2007-5-18 23:33:28 |Display all floors
Still confused  I'm afraid I don't know the phonestic alphabet.It's quite different from the one I can recognise.
By the way, your names are similar.
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Post time 2007-5-19 02:59:43 |Display all floors

Try it with pinyin

The phonetic symbols in #2 and #4 represent slightly different pronunciations:

#2:  wei1 gu3-er3

#4:  wei1 ge3-er3

In either case, the "er" should be slurred into the preceding syllable.

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