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Pronunciations

Is there any difference in the pronunciations of 'er' and 'ihr'? In the tutorials, it gets confusing when the speaker says those words and I tend to get my answers wrong in that case.

June 18, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/Darien

There should be a difference. "er" sounds something like AIR and "ihr" sounds something like EAR. However, I agree that the recorded voice is often hard to understand. Try clicking on the SLOW speed key and listen to each word - it sometimes helps.

June 18, 2012

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Darien nailed it. I came to give the exact same pronunciation suggestions :)

June 18, 2012
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