Coire an t-Sneachda

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Coire an t-Sneachda

Postby JLamont » 2012-01-10, 16:49

A lot of debate raging on a hillwalking forum at the moment over the correct pronounciation of the following:

Coire an t-Sneachda and Liathach.

Thought I'd open it up to the floor......

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Re: Coire an t-Sneachda

Postby Alasdair » 2012-01-15, 21:14

Coire an t-Sneachda

coire [corrie, hollow] - caw-ruh [ˈkɔɾʲə]
an t-sneachda [of the snow] - uhn tnahch-kih [ʃNʲɛxgə]

liathach

liathach [grey coloured] - lee-uhch
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Re: Coire an t-Sneachda

Postby linguoboy » 2012-01-15, 21:33

Alasdair wrote:an t-sneachda [of the snow] - uhn tnahch-kih [ʃNʲɛxgə]

The respelling doesn't match the IPA.
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