Pronunciation of Donetsk

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 31 01:04:09 UTC 2014


Donetsk (Ukrainian: Донецьк Ukrainian pronunciation: [doˈnɛt͡sʲk],
translit. Donets’k; Russian: Доне́цк, tr. Donetsk, IPA: [dɐˈnʲet͡sk]

This is correct, WRT to the fact that the initial syllable does not contain
shwa in either Russian or Ukranian.

Shevelov, George Y. (1979). A Historical Phonology of the Ukrainian
Language. Heidelberg: Carl Winter Verlag.

Prof. Shevelov was my teacher when he was a visiting prof at UCLA, summer

[Without name-dropping, my life would have no meaning. :-( ]

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at> wrote:

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