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This spreadsheet takes Sumerian words and manipulates them by running them through Grimm's Law in reverse, and forwards.
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The Sumerian entries are all taken from http://psd.museum.upenn.edu/epsd/nepsd-frame.html http://psd.museum.upenn.edu/epsd/nepsd-frame.html
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Note on pronunciations and spellings:
A living dictionary of Canon and Fanon First Tongue words and phrases
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By Sikla Alkis, Simon Darkstep and Litheon
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CharacterIs pronounced like
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š'sh' as in 'ship'Sumerian transciption columnIn the De-Grimmed and Grimmed columns I have replaced those single characters with the nearest English equivalents (sh and ng).

It is important to remember this! ALL ng clusters in those words are pronounced as in 'sing' NEVER as 'In God'.

That's why the Slightly Phonetic column exists - to remind and clarify any confusion caused.
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ĝ'ng' as in 'sing'
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ʃ'sh' as in 'ship'Slightly Phonetic transcription column
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ŋ'ng' as in 'sing'
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Sort of like in 'job hard'
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Sort of like in 'Odd herb'
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Sort of like in 'Big house'
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Sort of like in 'Big weed'
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gʷʰSort of like in 'Hug where'
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Sort of like in 'Pink water'
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+'th' as in 'thin'
In the De-Grimmed and Grimmed columns I have replaced those single characters with the nearest English equivalents (th, kh).
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x'ch' as in 'loch'
It is important to remember this! ALL th clusters in those words are pronounced as in 'thin' NEVER as hothouse'.
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Sort of like in 'Loch win'
That's why the Slightly Phonetic column exists - to remind and clarify any confusion caused.
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If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, feel free to contact me.

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