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  5. "Gà hay cá?"

" hay cá?"

Translation:Chicken or fish?

May 11, 2016

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

Distinguishing the differences between the initial sounds of "G" and "C" are difficult. @_@


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

‹g› is more fricative-like as in these words:

  • Arabic غريب
  • Spanish amigo

There are more examples on Wikipedia’s page (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voiced_velar_fricative) but some are suspect (like Turkish ğ which is an approximant or silent usually).


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

I think "G" is more guttural and throaty. Could be wrong, though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nhn745645

"G = Girl, Gay, Gun" . "C = Cut, Count,"


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

I actually typed "Ca hay ga" and it was accepted XD


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

Are C and G actually the same pronunciation??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nhn745645

They are different. G~ G in girl and C~ C in cow


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nghidung1

No... c is like a soft English c. G is like a soft English g ... i think

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