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

"Le canard noir mange du riz."

March 25, 2013

5 Comments


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

It sounds like she is saying mauve, not noir. There is a distinct v sound.

March 25, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sam2130

I heard the same thing

March 27, 2013

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

What is the difference in pronunciation between "le" and "les"?

In the sentence "Le canard noir mange du riz", "le" sounded as though it was "les" so I ended interpreting the voice as "Les canards noirs mangent du riz"....I got it wrong because I could not distinguish "le" from "les".

April 3, 2013

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

The difference in pronunciation is slight but you can hear it. "Le" phonetically sounds more like "luh" and "les" sounds closer to "lay."

April 5, 2013

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

I'm hearing "du brie" not "du riz"

May 15, 2013
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