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yarb commented on the word ljiljan
I can't be sure that I'm pronouncing it correctly, but the double-'lj' renders it beautifully slow and rotund in my mouth.
May 5, 2009
madmouth commented on the word ljiljan
SBC. 'lily''lj', though it lends itself to unbeautiful pronunciation in English, denotes the palatal lateral approximant ʎ, which is ferry pretty in the original.
May 4, 2009