"Gwrando"

Translation:To listen

February 10, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 2045

How well does TTS pronounce this? It sounds a little truncated, perhaps.


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

I put more emphasis on the "W" so it's a bit more like goo-rando.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 2045

Thanks, good to know. I was thinking a little more about the ending, it sounded a little cut off to me - more an 'uh' sound than an 'o' (English sounds) - if that makes sense? I wish I knew and could remember the IPA.


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

For me the ending is a very short o sound kind of like in pot, very different from the "oh" sound as in poke.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 2045

Thanks again! Your description is much better. It seems, therefore, that the TTS is accurate with this and I was hearing it correctly. That's good. I didn't want to attempt to perfect the sound if it might be inaccurate.


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

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