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Let's take a look at how to pronounce the vowels ea in Gaelic.

The ea sound has both a long and short form. The short ea sound, without a grave accent can be heard in fear (a man) and in bean (a wife):

ea

fear

a man

bean

a wife

fear is bean

a man and a wife

The short ea sound can also be heard in sean (old):

sean

old

duine sean

an old man

The long sound (note the grave accent) can be heard in ceàrr (wrong):

ceàrr

wrong

ceart no ceàrr

wrong or right