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"Slàinte athair!"

Translation:Cheers, father!

January 6, 2020

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

An r with an i in front of it is considered a slender r. These are pronounced somewhere between a r and a th sound. This varies a lot on the speaker themselves. This is opposed to a broad r which is a more like you would expect in English. Not a detailed explanation but I hope it helps!


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

Is there a rule for when to pronounce an r as an r? Seems to be alot of ths.....

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