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"نَعَم، أَسْكُن في أَمْسْتِرْدام."

Translation:Yes, I live in Amsterdam.

October 8, 2019



Why do they write it amstirdam and pronounce it amstardam?

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The usual problems with audio.
We do say it (amistirdám) or (amstirdám) actually - but the former is more likely to be the accurate pronunciation than the latter. Something that has to do with epenthesis to ease clusters of consonants.

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