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"Η εφημερίδα είναι φτηνή."

Translation:The newspaper is cheap.

March 13, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spdl79
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It sounds like φτηνή to me. Having said that, φθηνή is an acceptable variant and should be marked as correct outside of the listening exercises.


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

That's good to know; I always make this mistake in listening exercises, though, so I suppose the only solution is to listen harder :-P


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

For some reason I always hear φθηνή instead of φτηνή


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

What's weird is that, in the regular-speed recording, it sounds clearly like a T to me, but in the "slow-mo" version, it's definitely TH....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16

Yes, that is odd since they are exactly the same (TTS). However, τ and θ are so close it's not surprising. In normal Greek conversation, you might hear either of them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16

Try listening to the sentence a few times without reading it every time you get it as an exercise and eventually you'll get used to it.

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