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UA UA

Let us now consider the sound made by the vowels ua in Gaelic.

The Gaelic ua sound can be heard in luath (fast):

ua

luath

fast

gille luath

a fast boy

This sound can also be heard in uachdar (cream):

uachdar

cream

uachdar tiugh

thick cream

Another example can be heard in fuar (cold):

fuar

cold

cho fuar

so cold

A final example for now is cuan (an ocean):

cuan

an ocean