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A
ah: like the "a" in father

Sp= a
B
bāy

Sp= be
C
say: "c" before e or I sounds like: ce- sāy, ci- see, but before a, o, or u sounds like: ca- kah, co- kō, cu-koo. C+ any consonant will sound like our "k"

Sp= ce
* in Spain, ci-thē (soft th sound) and ce-thāy (soft th sound)
Ch
chāy

ch-short like chains

Sp= ch
D
dāy
Sp= de
E
like our long ā: the a in acorn or lake
Sp= e
F
āfāy

Sp=efe
G
hāy:say: "g" before e or I sounds like: ge- hāy, gi- hē, but before a, o, or u sounds like: ga- gah, go- gō, gu-goo. G + any consonant will sound like our hard "g"
guido -(would be two dots over u)- sounds like "we" but a shorter pronunciation
Sp= ge
H
ahchāy: "H" is a silent letter in Spanish words

Sp=hache
I
like our long ē: the first e in evaporate

Sp= i
J
hōta: sounds like our "h" in words
Sp= jota
K
Kah

Sp= ka
L
ālāy

Sp= ele
LL or ll (lower case)
āyāy: sounds like our "y" in words
Sp=elle
* In Argentina, pronounced as "zh" Me llamo Ana. Māy zhamo Ana.
M
āmāy

Sp= eme
N
ānāy
Sp= ene
Ñ or ñ (lower case)
ānyāy

Sp= eñe
O
ō: No short "o" in Spanish- no sound like the "o" in top, cop, pop
Sp= o
P
pāy

Sp= pe
Q
koo: like "boo" but with our "k" sound instead of the "b"
Sp= cu
R
ārāy: similar to our r unless it is the first letter of a word in which case the "r" is rolled like the double r
Sp= ere
rr
ārrāy: the r's are rolled

Sp=erre
S
āsāy

Sp=ese
T
tāy

Sp= te
U
oo: like "boo" but without the "b"

Sp= u
V
vāy

Sp= ve,uve,ve corta
W
dōblāy vāy

Sp= doble ve, doble uve
X
ākēs
Sp= equis
Y
ēgrēāgah: alone sounds like ē but before vowels will sound like our "y" or like a very soft "zh"

Sp=i griega, ye
Z
zāyta

Sp= zeta