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

Amazing Voice

Well, I shouldn't have any problem with learning Irish and its sounds! Awesome voice....I love humans. ;)

August 25, 2014

23 Comments


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

Great to hear your thoughts Alexis! We are very happy its clarity too :)


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

I know that voice! I can't quite place it, but it's super familiar.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rewjeo
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It's not just the fact that's it's clear, too. I love having a voice that really speaks the language with emotion! Having her actually sound upset for "How am I?" or "I'm not a man!" is really nice coming from a sometimes comically emotionless TTS engine.


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

It almost sounds like there are two different speakers, though it could be just a lot of inconsistency in her pronunciation.

For example, in this sentence she pronounces the "ch" in "buachaill as a hard c ("boo-kill"), whereas it should be pronounced like this sentence.

Just an observation! Really enjoying the course so far.


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

Pretty sure they are the same person though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlueJaybird16

Id say the voice actress who did these was possibly from around the midlands or somewhere without a strong focus on irish. Most people here in the midlands say their buachaill like that unless a person is taking the piss out of a strong irish accent (my hatred on irish listening tests. Ulster accent sweetmercifulgod)


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

Great voice, love the drama in some of the sentences, but ... dinnéar = "die'nair"? Where is that from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fe2h2o

I wasn't sure if it was just one voice... I could have sworn there were actually 2 different ones. But yes, it's so lovely:-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Katrina.-

I agree, it is a lot easier to understand. :)


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