"Um homem"

Translation:A man

December 20, 2012

21 Comments
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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RegianeFra

Um homem = a man O homem = the man I am brasileira

February 20, 2014

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

Thank you

February 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FranciscoL486567

Obrigado

February 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hirschm3

Thank you!

March 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sauskeynar1

How i pronounce

May 11, 2016

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

Oom omeng? - Sounds pretty close :p - But don't say "momeng".

May 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MARIAANDRE354310

Homen con 'h'

June 8, 2014

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

It's too fast and comes out jumbled. They need to slow down and pronounce each syllable.

September 23, 2013

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

You can click on the turtle to make it slower. :]

November 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gmchiquito123

But there is no turtle on the phone version in this question

December 11, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christiaan81

There is on my phone ?

May 11, 2016

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

is the recording right? the sound seems strange

November 3, 2015

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

Not strange for a PT native (me) ....you'll think it quite normal as long as you keep learning :)

November 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TyHarris_18

Is "homem" pronounced with an o sound like in "home" or is it more like the a sound in ham? ie, "homem" vs "hamem"?

January 5, 2016

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

It depends on dialect (and for some English comparisons, your own dialect), but usually the sound is a pretty open "o", like in the word "morning".

January 6, 2016

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

In Brazil it's more closed than in Portugal. I'd say "song" is pretty close.

May 12, 2016

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

I know what "Um homem" means, but... "Um" is spoken like "Uh"? Sorry if I wrote something wrong, I'm not a native american.

April 14, 2015

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

No, it's actually um but the program doesn't say it properly.

June 4, 2015

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

It is a nasal U, you can't pronounce the m, “ũ”

June 6, 2015

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

Probably "oomg" is the closest thing you can say in English.

May 12, 2016
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