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  5. "Tha mi ann an Uibhist."

"Tha mi ann an Uibhist."

Translation:I am in Uist.

April 26, 2020



Uist is an island in the Western Isles. North Uist and South Uist.


My point is that they are two different islands. There is no island called 'Uist', just two islands called 'North Uist' and 'South Uist' :)


Uist, or The Uists, are a group of six islands and are part of the Outer Hebridean Archipelago, part of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

North Uist and South Uist (/ˈjuːɪst/ or /ˈuːɪst/; Scottish Gaelic: Uibhist [ˈɯ.ɪʃtʲ]) are two of the islands and are linked by causeways running via the Isle of Benbecula and Grimsay. The entire group is also known as Uist, or 'The Uists'. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uist


How do you recognize what parts of a word are silent as I don't really hear a "b" when they pronounce "Uibhist"?


I believe "bh" (and "mh") are close to "v" in English. https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/35376040/Pronunciation-Bh-and-Mh


Neither is Lewis. It's attached to Harris

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