"Léann sé nuachtáin."

Translation:He reads newspapers.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Jim_Dalton
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To me it sounds like "na nuachtáin."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aglaring

Right! Also I have heard: "na nuachtáin."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeCorcor4

That's exactly what she is saying. Have to ignore her ladyship to get this one right

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CatMcCat
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May 19, 2016: Our new lady seems to have inserted an extra syllable into "nuachtáin", so it sounds like "Nu-nuachtáin." (reported.)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/luckychii_
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Seems still not fixed Oct 15 2017

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hapax
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Nor is it fixed even now 20 Oct 2018

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yoruji
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Is it just me, or can't I hear any difference between nuachtán and nuachtáin in the audio?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

There isn't any. The speaker is far from perfect, often not differentiating between broad and slender consonants.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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It's taken me three years to get there, but NOW I can hear the plural form with áin in her voice. It's closest to the Ulster pronunciation, so not as clear as C and M for this word, but it's there.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tarumila
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I found a pretty good resource to click-and-hear the difference between them - bonus that 3 variations (Connacht, Munster and Ulster) are represented for both the singular and plural noun.
http://www.focloir.ie/en/dictionary/ei/newspaper

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tarjava

For the plural, Ulster pronunciation almost sounds like "New York Time" :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/catlirey

The audio is different from the written frase. I hear repeatedly and it says: Léann sé na nuachtaín

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/andalula

Oh thank god. I thought it was just me.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SDellea13

does anyone have a good resource to learn about this slender and consonant letters an dhow to pronounce them

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/-WWAW
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Still not fixed as of Sept. 21st, 2018.

1 month ago
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