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RD RD

Let’s have a look at how to pronounce the RD sounds in Gaelic.

It is worth noting that the Gaelic sound rd varies by dialect. More information is available in the video. This sound can be heard in òrd (a hammer):

rd

òrd

a hammer

òrd trom

a heavy hammer

The rd sound can also be heard in chòrd (enjoyed):

chòrd

enjoyed

chòrd e rium

I enjoyed it

Other examples include bòrd (a table) and àrd (high):

bòrd

a table

àrd

high

balla àrd

a high wall