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"Де сіль?"

Translation:Where is the salt?

September 11, 2015

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joeinnes

There is a 'the' missing in English 'fridge magnets' ... Should be 'where is THE salt'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/no.name.42

What sound does "ь" make exactly? All I hear is something like "seel" with nothing after the "л. "


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg.mort

It modifies preceding letter (softens it). Compare Spanish N and Ñ for easy reference. In Ukrainian almost any letter can be softened in a similar manner.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J-Martinez66

Thank you very much, I had the same curiosity about "ь"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg.mort

You're welcome.mthanks for the lingots :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Worval

What would сіл sound like without ь? If that question is answerable over text


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg.mort

Almost exactly like the English word "seal"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IchibanMark

My Ukrainian partner tells me that without the ь your tongue ends with its tip on the back of your front teeth. With the softener the middle of your tongue ends touching the gums behind your teeth, with your mouth slightly more open. As others have pointed out it's like n vs ñ in Spanish


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JackyDW

"Любий, де мої брюки?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michal-Mourek

When is it "cil´" and "sil´"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg.mort

"Сіль" should always be transliterated as "Sil" ( add < ' > or whatever else they may use for "ь")


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexandra992124

There is no audio in this course! (for me)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sr.Cisne

Yes, that is one way that the course could be improved. More audio.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnechkaTub

Блин.. мне смешно от того что некоторые слова в украинском, это просто русские слова в которых заменили о на i :)

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