"Πιες!"

Translation:Drink!

11/22/2016, 9:48:44 PM

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Pies means feet in Spanish XD

6/8/2017, 5:46:09 AM

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Single syllable words don't usually need an accent

2/24/2018, 2:52:55 PM

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Why no accent?

1/10/2018, 1:49:04 PM

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/pjes/ .

Apparently the ι in πιες is a /j/, which is a consonant.

5/21/2018, 3:08:34 PM

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Correct.

Phonemically /pjes/, phonetically [pçɛs].

(The /j/ there is more like a fricative [ʝ] than like an approximant [j], and after the voiceless [p] the [ʝ] gets assimilated to voiceless [ç].)

5/21/2018, 3:13:44 PM
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