Bergamasque: water

Discussion in 'Other Languages' started by tresblase, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. tresblase Junior Member

    Araraquara, São Paulo
    Portuguese - Brazil
    Hello, how do you say "water" in Bergamasque, the variant of Lombard language?
    And how is it pronounced?
  2. Montesacro Senior Member

    They say ègua /'εgwa/

    Look here (the last bit).
  3. TobyAshworth Junior Member

    British English
    The Wikipedia page for water in the Bergamasque dialect calls it eigua, maybe this is just an orthographical difference, which isn't surprising considering the status of the dialect.
    A quick check says this is in the ortograféa ünificada (click on the tab saying Bergamasch)I hope that helps!

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