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Is it just me or is the voice very hard to understand?

The one on the Memrise course was much clearer

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/SebastianMolin

Yes, some words on the TTS are pronounced wrong and we're trying our best to fix this by disabling audio for sentences containing the words pronounced wrongly in the beta phase.
We are considering our options (one of which is going with recorded audio instead).
We will have to wait and see what we could to, but it the mean time, disabling wrongly pronounced audio sentences is our only option.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NM168
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I've noticed a lot of "m" sounds being placed at the end of words. And there is no explanation for it. Does anyone know anything about that? Could it just be the speaker's dialect?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/potestasity
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It has nothing to do with dialect. The voice is a text-to-speech that seems to have some severe issues with Romanian (e.g. it pronounces "eau" just like in French). Maybe it was adapted from another language?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Amanesse77
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I think the automated voice does not make a clear distinction of a, â/î and ă, in some words.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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yeah I also think a and ă sound kinda the same (â and î are pretty clear IMO)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BonBonChat
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go to forvo.com

1 year ago