I'm hearing a distinct V sound in the phrase, "Tu (v)as une idée, toi ?

KevinC1Kwiziq community member

I'm hearing a distinct V sound in the phrase, "Tu (v)as une idée, toi ?

Am I the only one who can't stop hearing a distinct v sound as in "Tu vas une idée, toi ?" ? I knew it didn't make sense to use aller in this context but I still can't help hearing the guy say 'vas'. 

Asked 1 month ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kevin,

I have listened to the recording several times and cannot hear a -v in 'tu as'.

But as it is recorded in a very slow manner, maybe it distorts the sounds a bit. There is no reason why a -v would be present as you say.

I know from experience that when I am recording my own voice, sometimes some involuntary sounds creep in, often due to hesitations, but here I don't think this warrants a re-record. Let's see if anyone agrees?

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I do hear a slight extra sound there. I don't hear it as a distinct 'v', but definitely sounds like running 'tu' and 'as' together more quickly than in the rest of the dictation, while still pronouncing both fully (so not t'as), or perhaps a point at which the recording wasn't continuous - almost like a splice point ? 

I'm hearing a distinct V sound in the phrase, "Tu (v)as une idée, toi ?

Am I the only one who can't stop hearing a distinct v sound as in "Tu vas une idée, toi ?" ? I knew it didn't make sense to use aller in this context but I still can't help hearing the guy say 'vas'. 

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