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"Chan eil Tormod air bhioran"

Translation:Norman is not excited

July 23, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/0J1dSZF1

It would be most helpful if the words were pronounced! The speakers' accents vary and it takes a while to catch on to the pronunciation!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/I2cGAc67

Well, I suspect that the course teachers want us to get used to the language as it's actually spoken by native speakers. But yes, it takes awhile for us students to catch on.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rebekah417138

I agree! The "chan eil" sounded like "Tha e"!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Baudouin440236

And the relationship between the printed version of the end of the sentence and what he says seems utterly fanciful too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cailean70

Doesn't even sound remotely like chan eil


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/I2cGAc67

How did "Tormod" morph into "Norman" in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OGL0KpCp

I love this sweet old fellow. He's my favorite.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gwyn90432

really difficult accent

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