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but in the beginning of a word you can pronounce it as you're constipated. it ends up sounding like a /b/. i think that's what op meant.
This /m/ ⇔ /b/ substitution is very common among Asian languages. Japanese specifically has a lot of words originally pronounced with /b/ but supplanted by /m/ and vice versa.
모터스 • motors • mo-teo-seu (moteoseu)
i hope this will help u, pls correct me if i'm wrong
Why isn't there an option to slow down the speed of the speech? I find it hard to tell what the proper pronounciation is when it says it so fast, and end up guessing
Apparently one of the very features of Korean is that the consonants are very "clipped" -- which is why they don't actually map onto English consonants nearly as well as we might be told by some sources.
The 모 of “motors” sure sounds like “boters” to me. I get that /m/ and /b/ are at the same point of articulation in the mouth, but is the /m/ actually supposed to sound like /b/ here or is it just my bad hearing?
it sounds like "m" to me. you could try plugging in 2 different spellings into Google translate and see how it sounds in comparison
this is wrong. hyundai motors (which should probably be hyundai motor company) should be ,현대 자동차.
Well wouldnt motors be part of the brand name and therefore be pronounced how it is here?
if you're referring to Hyundai commercials, then it's because that's how it was thought to be pronounced by the speakers of the country where the commercial is played.
I only get "motors" right when I pronounce it like "bo-ta-shay"? Is that right?
I would've romanized it as "bo-ta-seh" but YES, the m sounds like a B at the beginning of a word. To me, eu sounds like a soft "i" like in fir.
you are teaching us to speak korean but i dont know how to write korean language because it so hard
Super frustrated that 25% of the time i get motors correct even though i ask my roommates if im pronouncing it how it sounds and they say i am.
I was shouting my lungs out but it says its wrong pronounciation <sub>_</sub>
Ok, after I've said it exactly the way they have pronounced it, why doesn't it take it. I'm getting tierd of trying 5 & 6 times in a row on words like 'this' and it not accepting them.
Can we not write the language instead of giving options it willbe more effective for writing skills
I love saying it exactly as i hear it and i get told I'm wrong. Let's move onto the next one... It's the same one.
Ugggghhhhhh i wrote HYUNDAI MOTOR missing with an S and then im wrong! God damn it