"Ένα ποντίκι και μία γάτα."

Translation:A mouse and a cat.

October 27, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Loeffer
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Is it just my impression or ποντίκι is sounding like "podíki"? I had figured out that μπ sounds like b and μτ sounds like d, but in this case, its not a μτ but a ντ

April 29, 2018

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It's not μτ which makes the /d/ or /nd/ sound but ντ.

μπ, ντ, γκ are the combinations for /b d g/ -- the first letter is different in each case and is "related" to the second letter (μ and π are both bilabial consonants, ν and τ both dental, and γ and κ both velar).

April 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Loeffer
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Now I get it! Thank you very much!

May 1, 2018
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