24. Words with the "r" sound


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raklhSpoken by Della Prince:

rushilhSpoken by Della Prince (This was the second of two words for 'hoe' that she told the linguist Karl Teeter; she comments, "That's right, rushilh, rushilh, 'cause you dig along with it"; rush means 'dig' or 'dig out', so rushilh literally means 'it digs'.)

jirachSpoken by Della Prince:

vouratsSpoken by Della Prince:

shiroukiSpoken by Weaver Denman (who pronounces this word shirouki; and Nettie Rossig (who pronounces it shi'rouki', with two glottal stops):

vushuroukSpoken by Della Prince: