Armenian edit

Etymology edit

Letter ա (a) with a ring above.

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

ա̊ (å)

  1. A letter used in Armenian dialectology. Represents the open back rounded vowel: [ɒ]. Transliterated as å. Present in the Gavar and Martuni regional dialects. Formerly sometimes used to represent [æ].
    Ա̊րա̊մÅråmAram (name)
    կա̊րտոլkårtolpotato

See also edit

References edit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1911) Hay barbaṙagitutʿiwn. Uruagic ew dasaworutʿiwn hay barbaṙneri (barbaṙagitakan kʿartēsov) [Armenian dialectology: A sketch and classification of Armenian dialects (with a dialect map)] (Ēminean azgagrakan žoġovacu; 8) (in Armenian), Moscow and Nor Nakhichevan: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 9
  • Ovsepjan, L. S.; Gevorkjan, G. G. (2013), “Армянские диалекты (общий обзор) [Armenian dialects (general overview)]”, in Yuri B.Koryakov and Andrej A. Kibrik, editors, Языки мира: Реликтовые индоевропейские языки Передней и Центральной Азии [Languages of the World: Relict Indo-European languages of Western and Central Asia]‎[1] (in Russian), Moscow: Academia, page 324