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Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish pronunciation key flashcards
always pronounced "ah" as in father
always pronounced "eh" as in bet
always pronounced "ee" as in beet
always pronounced "O" as in obey
always pronounced "oo" as in boot
pronounced "b" as in bit, and black but when combined with vowels in is pronounced softly
before a, o, u is pronounced hard as in can, but before e or i is soft, as in cent. In some parts of Spain, the c before e or i is pronounced "th".
is pronounced "x". "Acción" is pronounced "axion"
as in child
is pronounced "d" as in do, unless it is the last letter of a word or appears between vowels then it is pronounced as a soft "th"
before a, o, u is pronounced hard as in get, but before e or i is pronounced "h" as in hen
pronounced "h" as in hen
pronounced "l" as in let
pronounced "y" as in yes
pronounced "NY" Señor is pronounced "senyor"
is slightly trilled unless it is the first letter, then it has a strong trill
always strongly trilled
always pronounced as the "TT" in attractive
pronounced as the y in yet, unless it stands alone. Then it is pronounced "ee" and it means "and".
pronounced "s" as in sent
is pronounced like the "ke" in kept
is pronounced "kee" as in keep
is pronounced like the "gue" in guest
is pronounced like the "gee" in geese