i hear this as /kod/ and not /kot/, is that correct or is the TSP-software not working properly?
It isn't correct.
You are right, it's wrong. It is this tts voice issue. On ivona.con website when you choose Maja voice (it's duolingo one) and type in "Kot" it's pronounced wrong. But when you type "Kot a nie kod" it's pronounced ok.
It sounds like / kod/ because that's how you pernicious it
Maybe she just has a cold.
in german "kot" has another meaning :D
What does it mean in German? Does it refer to a different type of cat? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
an eaten one
It says cod when it is supposed ti say kot.
The female voice says very clearly "kod", which is why the audio exercises are disabled.
The new, male voice says very clearly "kot", though.
I hear kod on this audio too although I guessed they meant kot. Sort it out duo or change the question. "What word you think I'm mispronouncing " :-p
Oh, this surely should not have listening exercises... disabled now.
Is it only a male cat or also a female one?
It's the basic word for the species, but technically it's masculine. If you feel the need to make it clear you mean a female cat, the word is "kotka".
But we often say "nasz kot" about our female cat.