"Their apple."

Translation:A n-úll.

March 5, 2015

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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?

March 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

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

March 5, 2015

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So it's considered bad spelling. Thanks.

March 5, 2015

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

June 7, 2018

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

May 21, 2015

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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.

May 21, 2015

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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.

January 9, 2016

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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!

May 22, 2015

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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...

September 24, 2018

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September 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/superbroccoli

Thanks for this link!

September 29, 2018
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