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Pronunciation of 'g' and 'ch' after 'i' etc

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Duolingo's computer voice in some cases appears to pronounce 'g' and 'ch' as /ç/ (as in German "ich") and not /ɣ/ or /x/, in particular after 'i', for example: 'nodig', 'ansichtkaart', 'stichting', ...

Is this correct or is it a quirk of the less than perfect speech synth?

3 years ago

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xMerrie
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No, you should pronounce it as a /x/ or /ɣ/:

I've never really noticed duolingo's voice doing that, so I'll listen carefully next time. :)

3 years ago

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tjollans
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Dank je. Ik dacht dat het waarschijnlijk een fout is.

3 years ago
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