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Question: why is hindi pronounced as hinde sometimes? Thanks

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Author Photo by: Hamo
May 12 2022, 4:23am CST ~ 5 days ago. 
Question: why is hindi pronounced as hinde sometimes? Thanks
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Author Photo Yukiya
May 12 2022, 5:46am CST ~ 5 days ago. 
Because sometimes the i is pronounced e in some words.
I know lalaki can be pronounced lalake as bakit can be pronounced baket.
 
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Author Photo sheeplm Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
May 12 2022, 7:22am CST ~ 5 days ago. 
In the old writing system, e/i sounds are indicated by the same marker, ᜊᜒ(be/bi). This is the same as o/u ᜊᜓ(bo/bu).
It is also the same if you just have the vowel sound, ᜀ(a) ᜁ(e/i) ᜂ(o/u)
Some words now have a preferred vowels sounds to spell or say, but it is still correct to pronounce any way and please don't make fun of people for choosing to pronounce a certain way.
 
Some examples:
pito/pitu
lima/lema
pagkain/pagkaen
 
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Author Photo Hamo
May 12 2022, 6:50pm CST ~ 5 days ago. 
@Yukiya @sheeplm Thanks very much for the clarification guys. And don't worry I wont make fun of anyone.
 
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Author Photo BoraMac Badge: Supporter
May 13 2022, 12:48am CST ~ 5 days ago. 
To my foreigner ear, frequent code switchers pick up a bit of the "sloppiness" of the variety in the English sounds...many truly talented blinguals...and some English sounds are bound to sneak into pronounciations.
 
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