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"șaisprezece"

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February 4, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tony713682

In my youth about 66 years ago we were encouraged to say şasesprezece. șaisprezece was regarded as vernacular oe slang. Has the language changed that much?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Afina-

That's odd, my mom learned șaisprezece as a child, over 60 years ago... Even at school. But they also said șaispe colloquially.

I'm not sure about posting external links (is it allowed?) and due to my romanian beeing so rudimentary I can't really tell how reliable the sources are but check them out.

https://destepti.ro/cum-este-corect-patrusprezecepaispepaisprezece-sasesprezecesaispesaisprezece-optisprezeceoptaspeoptsprezece-noosprezecenouasprezece

https://dexonline.ro/definitie/%C5%9Faisprezece

https://gorjeanul.ro/erori-privind-ortoepia-si-ortografia-unor-numerale/


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

Is the pronounciation correct? Is it supposed to be "sheisprezetshe" rather than "shaisprezetshe"?


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

o gosh- that sound rings in my German ear :D


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

the audio sounds like "seisprezece" and not "saisprezece". correct or remove pls!

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