"sròn ghoirid"

Translation:a short nose

February 18, 2020

4 Comments


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

sròn... am I hearing a T in there sounds very much like stròn when the male voice says it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/junkming1

You'll see lots of anglicised versions of 'sr' words with the t added. So 'srath' becomes 'strath', 'srom' becomes 'Strome'. Conversely, words beginning with 'str' in English lose the t when forming a Gaelic equivalent, so 'street' becomes 'sraid', 'stranger' becomes 'srainnsear'.

Ain't that strange! Nach e sin 'sraind'!


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

Me too - what's going on?

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