1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Hungarian
  4. >
  5. "A sekély, meleg tengerekben …

"A sekély, meleg tengerekben sok cápa van."

Translation:There are many sharks in shallow, warm seas.

July 26, 2016

5 Comments


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

Is this my Szegedi accent making me hear this pronunciation of 'sekély' as 'seki'? I would've said it 'sek-ay'.


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

I am not a native Hungarian speaker and I hear /ʃɛkej/, but I understand how /e/ sound can sound like /i/ when contrasted with /ɛ/ and followed by /j/.


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

I hear it as "sekély".


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

yea, no, i'm not hearing it that way at all...but at least I know what they mean when they say this weird, non-existent word... :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigWayne19

------- it sounds perfect, now . . .

Big 28 feb 19

Learn Hungarian in just 5 minutes a day. For free.