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"Tha mi ann an Uibhist."

Translation:I am in Uist.

April 26, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LauraRiley4

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


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

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JM221b

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GaryMorton6

Neither is Lewis. It's attached to Harris

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