Augustus Secondus wrote:I. Does Latin use the trilled R in every Latin word with R in it or just in the alphabet?
Every time. It's less pronounced in some words or endings, as it blends more naturally. Sort of a light trill. But it's there
Augustus Secondus wrote:II. Does the short o sound like the o in pot or the o in pole?
Argh! That would be the odd one. Sorry, the answer is neither.
The Latin short o (IPA backward c) is a foreign sound in English. It's in the French word homme
; Italian donna
; German Gott
. The English word port