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"Tablinum in villa est."

Translation:The office is in the house.

September 12, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John481518

It sounds to me like he is saying villae est. Anyone else?


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

Villa should be pronounced with the "v" like in "venom".


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

No, not in Classical Latin. It sounds like a W.


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

If anyone else was wondering how the difference should sound.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/venom
/ˈvɛnəm/
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/villa#Latin
vīlla: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈvil.la/
vīlla: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈwiːl.la no audio so far for the latter version on wiki (but duo seems to be that way) so I took this for the w-sound
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/wind
/ˈwɪnd/ or /waɪnd/

I can't hear any difference between 'v / w / 'w. lol

Edit sorry for those nonsensical dead la-Links. I just pasted the text and it should not be interpreted as a link.

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