"Their apple."

Translation:A n-úll.

3 years ago

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I wrote "a núll" and it told me I had a typo. How important is it, orthographically, to write it as "a n-úll" as opposed to "a núll" or "a n'úll"?

Is it roughly akin to "color" vs "colour" where it's a regional thing? Is it roughly akin to "Brian" vs "Bryan" where there really is no standard? Or is it a proper error and Duo is just being lenient?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Generally, in the standard orthography, you just a "-" after it.

3 years ago

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So it's considered bad spelling. Thanks.

3 years ago

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Is there a difference in prononciation with "an úll" (the apple) and "A n úll" (their apple) ?

5 months ago

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Is there a glottal stop in the pronunciation where the dash is?

3 years ago

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From what I've gathered in other discussions, it should not be there, no. Apparently the person they got to read the Irish lessons isn't that much better than the computer voice used in the other languages.

3 years ago

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I think of the audio as a gift, an important aid, and a thousand times better than the written words alone. I add my hope that DuoLingo soon will add more audio to the Irish lessons.

2 years ago

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Thanks. I wish there were a lot more audio available. Learning Irish by word appearance is daunting. Certainly that's not how Irish children learn it!

3 years ago

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Whilst not ideal in the context of n-, https://www.teanglann.ie/en/ and https://www.focloir.ie/en/ have pronunciation examples for those words Duolingo doesn't tell us...

1 month ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/superbroccoli

Thanks for this link!

1 month ago
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