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"To je poslední moucha."

Translation:It is the last fly.

October 7, 2017

9 Comments


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

It is a last fly - where is error?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NRPL123

Could someone spell "moucha" with English phonics, please? I am hearing "moo-ha." Does the "c" make no sound in this word, or am I hearing it wrong? thanks!


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

English with its chaotic orthography is especially ill-suited to describe any phonetics.

Anyway, the ch sound does not exist in English. It does exist in Scots or German and with the exactly same digraph - ch. Like in the word LOCH (in both of those languages). In the English-like transcription for Russian they use kh for this sound.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katja-z

Try here: https://translate.google.com/#view=home&op=translate&sl=auto&tl=en&text=moucha"

On Google translate you can type in a word and besides having it translated you can also click on the little speaker symbol to hear it spoken. In this case, it is quite good and accurate. The enunciation is also a bit clearer and slower than in this sentence on Duo. Besides which, if you click on the speaker a second time it slows down the speech.

Google translate can do some weird things with paragraphs and sentences but for words, it seems to do OK quite a bit. And the audio has also gotten better, although sometimes it is still odd. (Not for "moucha" though.)


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

It is much better to hear the actual human speakers at forvo.com.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/28IK9RMm

What's wrong about "That is the last fly"?


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

It is accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JacobSmith759181

I'm a native English speaker and this doesn't make sense, I shouldn't have gotten it right


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

Well, without telling us your answer we can't really help you.

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