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Digraph (orthography): Quiz


Question 1: ty represents /c/ (________)
Voiceless palatal plosivePalatal nasalVoiced palatal plosiveVoiceless alveolar fricative

Question 2: In the ________, תס and תש may sometimes be found for צ /ts/.
Hebrew phonologyPaleo-Hebrew alphabetHebrew alphabetHebrew language

Question 3: In Romance languages such as Spanish or Catalan, rr is used between vowels for the alveolar trill /r/, since an r alone between vowels represents an ________ /ɾ/ (the two are different phonemes in these languages).
Voiced uvular fricativeAlveolar approximantRetroflex flapAlveolar tap

Question 4: They may also be used for purely ________ reasons, like rh in English.
EtymologyLinguisticsMorphology (linguistics)Historical linguistics

Question 5: ff represents /f/ (________), like English f, since Welsh f is pronounced like an English v.
Bilabial nasalVoiceless labiodental fricativeVoiced labiodental fricativeVoiceless velar plosive

Question 6: th› usually corresponds to /θ/ (voiceless interdental fricative) or /ð/ (________).
Voiced alveolar fricativeVoiceless alveolar fricativeVoiced dental fricativeVoiceless dental fricative

Question 7: ch› usually corresponds to /tʃ/ (________), to /k/ (voiceless velar plosive) when used as an etymological digraph in words of Greek origin, more rarely to /ʃ/ (voiceless postalveolar fricative)
Voiced postalveolar affricateVoiceless alveolar fricativeVoiced postalveolar fricativeVoiceless postalveolar affricate

Question 8: Most Indic scripts have compound vowel ________.
Acute accentTypographic ligatureDiacriticLatin-derived alphabet

Question 9: The ________ ☮ is a stylized digraph of semaphore ND, standing for Nuclear Disarmament.
Peace movementHippieCampaign for Nuclear DisarmamentPeace symbols

Question 10: Generally, a digraph is simply represented using two characters in ________.
UTF-8UnicodeUniversal Character SetHan unification


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