What's wrong with "imitated pronunciation" and how to read the IPA

O Goireasan Akerbeltz
Am mùthadh mar a bha e 23:05, 19 dhen Dùbhlachd 2011 le Akerbeltz (Deasbaireachd | mùthaidhean)
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I'm sure you've heard the saying "one picture is worth a thousand words" ...

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The Gaelic Vowel Space The English vowel space

Never mind what all the symbols mean right now, just play "spot the difference" and bear in mind we're ignoring something called diphthongs for now.

Now, you might think, ok, but surely the consonants will be much more similar. In the words of Dirty Harry, are you feeling lucky?

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Gaelic consonants English consonants

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