החברה לשעבר שלי הייתה מהמשפחה עם שלושה עשר ילדים. בהתחלה לא רציתי להאמין לה את זה. למרות שרוב הילדים היו סטודנטים באוניברסיטים. טוֹב. נסים קורה. :-)
The speaker really slurs all those words together. Even after receiving the correct answer, I still can't make his voice distinctly match the words. Yikes.
Next up: how to pronounce מכונת כביסה Mekonat Cvisa ... (washing machine).. that's all I can imagine, how much laundry 15 kids would produce).
Don't laugh at this sentence! I know a family in my Jerusalem neighborhood with 15 children. My husband and I enjoyed their Shabbat hospitality this past Shabbat VaYeshev!
Happy Hanukkah, y'all!
Why tedious? DL apparently doesn't teach Biblical Hebrew yet. ;-) I find that modern Hebrew spells things out more. Many of us probably haven't seen the word for 5 spelled as you did above.
Maybe you'll be the one who will bring this to us here at Duolingo?