|c sounds like the English j|
|ç sounds like the English ch|
|ˇg is silent but lengthens any preceding vowel|
|ι sounds like the a in serial|
|j sounds like the French j|
|ö sounds like the French eu in peu|
|ş sounds like the English sh|
|ü sounds like the French u in lune|
Vocalization that stresses no syllable generally is the most faithful. Ottoman terms are contextually defined in the glossary and can be found with their Ottoman Turkish spellings in The new Redhouse Turkish–English dictionary (Istanbul, 1968).
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Publication information: Book title: The Ottoman Empire and Early Modern Europe. Contributors: Daniel Goffman - Author. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Place of publication: Cambridge, England. Publication year: 2002. Page number: xix.
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