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Is there any area of Northern Ireland/Ulster where the pronunciation of “through” would sound like “true,” due to a difference in pronouncing the “th” sound?

Thank you.

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  • More likely it'll have [θ], but the vowel will be [ʉ]: Hiberno-English pure vowels chart and consonants chart. – Yellow Sky Apr 7 at 13:46
  • I am afraid I don’t understand how to read these charts and cannot imagine what it would sound like from reading the descriptions. Could you clarify what you mean please? – Jim Apr 7 at 14:24
  • If you don't know how to read IPA, it's not easy to explain that. Typically, in Ulshter th as in think is pronounced as it should be, that is as it's usually pronounced in think. As for [ʉ], you can listen to how it sounds here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_central_rounded_vowel On the right there's an audio player. – Yellow Sky Apr 7 at 14:35
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    Thank you for the resources @ Alex B – Jim Apr 7 at 20:41
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    How the heck is this question "opinion-based"? I ask the close-voter. – LjL Apr 7 at 21:11

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