"ريجا وَداكار"

Translation:Riga and Dakar

June 27, 2019

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MarksAaron

Interesting that they adopt the 'g' of Riga as 'j'. I guess it works for Egyptian Arabic?

June 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/SamirShaker

The standard pronunciation of ج is G like "stranGe" or J like "Bonjour" in French. In Egyptian Arabic, ج is pronounced like G in "Great", but this is considered non-standard pronunciation. You can quickly tell that someone is from Egypt by hearing them say that sound.

June 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/jk.nelson

Interesting! Definitely gonna keep that in mind.

July 15, 2019
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