"caileag bheag"

Translation:a small girl

December 13, 2019

4 Comments


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

The voice says "Caileag beag" not "Caileag bheag" Is caileag masculine?


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

Hey! Just had a listen and this is definitely a "bh". The v sound isn't as harsh as it would be in English, but it is definitely not "beag". It's a good example tbh, although I appreciate that it can take time to train your ear to this.


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

Sounds like "caileag beag" to me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GlU1rP8N

Agree, it's a distinct "b" when listening to the full phrase but the individual words (i.e. when touched on the phone app), are delivered by a different speaker and the "v" sound is clear.

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