Need song pronunciation help, please and thank you.

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Need song pronunciation help, please and thank you.

Unread postby MsBoru » Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:37 pm

I wish to perform a Scottish mouth music song by Julie Fowlis but I can't pick out all the pronunciation because it's been sung so so fast. It's "Mo Chuachag S Lughach Thu". Please ny help would be appreciated. http://www.juliefowlis.com/songs/song_u9.html Here are the lyrics, just the last section is what I'm after.



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Re: Need song pronunciation help, please and thank you.

Unread postby akerbeltz » Sat Jan 31, 2015 4:07 pm

Can you read IPA?

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Unread postby Níall Beag » Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:45 am

VLC Media Player has the ability to slow down audio files considerably with very little distortion of the sound, which is perfect for people trying to learn songs, particularly in unfamiliar languages.

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Unread postby MsBoru » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:38 pm

Now that I realize what IPA is I think I could learn it is as long as it helps to figure out pronunciation for anything in Gaelic. And I have a media player that does slow songs down and I can sometimes pick out some pronunciation but not all.
my biggest concerns about the pronunciation of words in this particular song are: Chuachag, toirinn, MacChuitein, leonadh, chridheil

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Unread postby GunChleoc » Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:51 pm

Chuachag /xuəxag/
toirinn /tɔrʲɪNʲ/
MacChuitein/max'gudʲən/
leonadh - that should be leònadh /Lʲɔːnaɣ/
chridheil /xrʲi.al/
Oileanach chànan chuthachail
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