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Sibhse?

Very new to Gàidhlig so this may be a daft question. I understand sibh, you plural or formal, can be pronounced shiv or shoo but is it the same for sibhse? Is it shiv-sha or shoo-sha ?

January 26, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tj4234

Sibhse is emphatic. It's like using an exclamation mark.

(This is in the course notes by the way. I don't know if you've found those yet.)


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

Thank you. Mainly using the app so haven’t seen the notes there. I’m guessing the pronunciation can be either then?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

Hmm, I'll be honest, I'm not sure I've ever heard anyone pronounce it 'shoo-sha' (or 'shiv-sha', although that's more likely). Most likely 'sheev-sha' or 'shee-sha'.


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

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