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Let’s have a look at the broad N sound in Gaelic.
The broad N sound is made by resting the tip of the tongue on the front teeth, and is made when the N occurs next to a, o, or u in a word. The broad N can be heard in nàbaidh (a neighbour):
a kind neighbour
You can also hear the broad N sound in naoi (nine):
Another example of the broad N sound, this time in the middle of a word, is snàmh (swim):