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"Kde jsem?"

Translation:Where am I?

June 21, 2018


[deactivated user]

    The k in kde sounds like b and I hear 'bde jsem'. Is that how Kde is pronounced?


    Certainly not. It's pronounced /gde sem/.

    "k" becomes /g/ due to voice assimilation (the following /d/ is voiced), and "jsem" is normally pronounced /sem/.

    [deactivated user]

      Thank you, that helps me a lot.


      So, it sounds to me that you are saying the Duo pronunciation of "kde" is not correct.
      Is that what you are saying?


      It's pronounced /gde sem/, Duo pronounces it /gde sem/ (at least the female voice does), so it is correct.

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