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"An t-eun pinc."

Translation:The pink bird.

March 26, 2020



Is it common to pronounce the 't-' before eun more like 'd-' or is it a dialect thing?


Cannot hear the audio here so I’m not sure, but you might just be hearing the effect of the nasal consonant n on the t which voices it to voiced /d/, it happens in some dialects.

See Nasalisation 2 or Why am I married to ə NɯNʲə agam? on the Akerbeltz Wiki. You’ll see there that eg. an taigh might be pronounced as /ən dʰɤj/ for the same reason.

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