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

Why does the Hindi audio still sound so bad?

It sounds like the speaker was either auto-generated or dehydrated. Nothing is pronounced precisely, it sounds like she's freehanding it. /o:/ sounds like /ɔ:/, /dʱ/ sounds like /ɡʱ/ somehow, and the retroflex plosives sound a little bit too similar to the dental plosives. Why does she pronounce different vowels with different pitch but basically the exact same allophones?

November 2, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Micah891366

Hindi is not the only speaker with a problem. I'm hoping it will get better, like other speakers did.

November 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

It is auto-generated, as is the audio for the large majority of Duolingo courses.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jacob25459

What Sasha said ^. The sha and sha both sound like sha.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/richard547513

It sounds good to me

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