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"התשובה הזאת שגויה."

Translation:This answer is wrong.

July 9, 2016

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

Is תְּשׁ (a ת with shva followed by a שׁ) a digraph for the "tch" sound, as in swiTCH?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NaftaliFri1

It's not a digraph, as the correct pronunciation is "Tishuva" (a very short i after the T).

The audio is how people usually say it.


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

Could you refer to a source about this correct pronunciation? Seems a little weird


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NaftaliFri1

The ת gets a דגש קל for being at the beginning of the word.

Therefore the שווא under it is נע.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IngeborgHa14

Why should the שְׁוָא נָע (or Shva mobile) be pronounced [i]? In modern Hebrew it is an [e] or is omitted.


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

In loanwords צ' is usually used (צ with an apostrophe).


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

So it's "tch", unless it's a loanword and then it's spelled 'צ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IngeborgHa14

This is true both for European (צִ'יפְּס chips) and Semitic (צ'אדור chador) loans.

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