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

How do you pronounce eachtardhomhandach?

Forvo doesn't have it and it looks deliciously difficult to pronounce. I really want to learn how to say it.

It means extraterrestrial

Thanks!

November 25, 2016

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

You can hear reacordings of eachtra and domhanda on teanglann.ie. The minor changes needed to combine them to give you eachtardhomhandach are fairly straightforward, though the -ach ending does not involve a "k" sound (there are plenty of words ending in -ach that you can listen to).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fingolfin1346

/axt̪ˠəɾˠɣauən̻ˠd̪ˠəx/

I'd Anglicize it as something like [akhterɣowendakh] with /ɣ/ being a very 'throaty' g.

You can have Irish words pronounced (accurately if robotically) for you at http://www.abair.tcd.ie/?page=synthesislang=gle


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

Thanks guys! I appreciate your help. :-)

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