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"Is toil leam Alba Nuadh."

Translation:I like Nova Scotia.

December 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelDun951379

I am from the Southwestern US, and "Nuadh" sounds like "new-ag" to me. Is this correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielDoch8

From what I can work out, the "d" and "dh" can make a variety of sounds, including "d", "j", "dj", "g" and "y", depending on dialect/accent/word/neighbouring vowels/lenition/phase of the moon/blood alcohol level.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2GreyCats

Yes, that’s right, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from— it sounds that way to everyone.

The letters dh sound like “gh” before or after a, o, and u. dh sounds like /y/ before e and i, and like “ee” after i or ai, as in Tioraidh!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlbaShaor60

I do! We were there a few years ago for three weeks. A fantastic place.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susan961004

And what are those two little arrows underneath my message for


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ahk073

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