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" na réaltaí dochreidte."

Translation:The stars are unbelievable.

March 18, 2015

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

"Dochreidte", the first Irish word to sound Russian (to someone who doesn't speak Russian...).

March 18, 2015

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

Actually, when I played a recording of a person speaking a very traditional gaeltacht dialect to a friend, he said it sounds like Russian :D

April 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eclectic1234

I think it's the slender consonants as well as the "ch."

May 2, 2017

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

For fun, I tried to transliterate "dochreidte" into Cyrillic and I typed it into Ivona...it actually sounds strikingly similar :P Докрэтэ

March 19, 2015

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

It would be more like дохрэдче (I speak Russian) :)

May 9, 2015

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

Thanks. I think I could figure out Irish pronunciation much more easily if the words were also written in Cyrillic.

July 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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Do you complain when Italian's pronounce "ciao" as "chow" or when "Paris" and "Francais" don't have a "s" sound in French?

July 7, 2017
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