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Danish Help :P

Hello, I've recently decided to start Danish. Now it seems quite unique but the problem is, when I hear the voice doing the pronunciations, I'm confused. For example 'Jeg er en dreng' (I am a boy) is pronounced different than I would expect. It seems the 'er' and the 'en' sort of mix together and make one sound. Any help on how it would be pronounced?

October 27, 2014

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

Have you tried the slow version of the voice? The often helps a lot. Danish is famous for its consonant reduction :).

October 27, 2014

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http://www.forvo.com/languages/da/

(OOps this one was set to any language which was odd because I did the search from the link above, but after the search you must reset the language.http://www.forvo.com/search/Jeg%20er%20en%20dreng./ Note that there is more than one page and as Xneb below stated the first page was in Norwegian.)

Here is the same, reset to Danish language: http://www.forvo.com/search-da/Jeg%20er%20en%20dreng./

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October 27, 2014

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    In the second link you posted, the words are all Norwegian pronunciation

    October 27, 2014
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