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a
(ah)
b
(bveh)
c
(seh)
d
(deh)
e
(eh)
f
(eh-feh)
g
(Heh)
h
(ah-cheh)
i
(ee)
j
(Hoh-tah)
k
(kah)
l
(el-leh)
m
(eh-meh)
n
(eh-neh)
ñ
(eh-nyeh)
o
(oh)
p
(peh)
q
(koo)
r
(eh-reh)
s
(eh-seh)
t
(teh)
u
(oo)
v
(bveh)
w
(doh-bleh bveh)
x
(eh-kees)
y
(ee gree eh-gah)
z
(seh-tah)
K
kilo, kilómetro
kilometer (kee-loh-meh-troh)
K is used only in workds that have their origin in foreign languages.
H
hueso
huevo
bone (ooeh-soh)
egg (ooeh-bvoh)
Always mute!
J
Cajamarca
cajeta
cajón
A city in Peru
A delicious, thick sauce
big box
Guttural "h" sound
C---in front of vowels a, o, u:
acabar
casa
to finish
house
Sounds like the English K
C--in front of vowels e and i:
cero
cine
zero
cinema
Sounds like the English S
S and Z
sol
zarzuela
sun
Spanish-style operetta
Sound like the English S
B and V
cabeza
vida
head
life
Pronounced the same, sound somewhere in between the two letters (mostly v sound)
Q
tequila
paquete
Mexican liquor
package
K sound in front of the vowels e and i, use "qu"
G--in front of vowels a, o, u:
begonia
gato
begonia
cat
Sounds like g in goose
G--in front of vowels e and i:
agenda
gerente
agenda
manager
Sounds like Spanish J (h sound)
G--in front of the vowel e and i:
guía
guerra
guide
war
Sounds like g in good, use "gue" or "gui"
LL
brillo
llama
shine
animal in Peru
Sounds like y in yes
RR
carrera
correo
tierra
race;profession
mail, post
land
A strongly rolled r
Y
playa
yodo
beach
Iodine
Sound like Spanish ll (yes)
Ñ
cuñado
mañana
brother-in-law
tomorrow
Sounds like English word canyon
Strong vowels are:
a,e,o
Weak vowels are:
i and u
Strees falls on stronger vowel:
bueno
cuando
fiar
fuera
suizo
viudo
good
when
sell on credit
outside
Swiss
widower
Two strong vowels, say both:
aorta
feo
marea
mareo
aorta
ugly
tide
dizziness
Word is stressed next ot the last syllable if it ends in a vowel, n, or s:
camas
pollo
beds
chicken
Word is stressed on the last syllable when it ends in a consonant that is not n or s:
cantar
feliz
to sing
happy
Accent marks:
balcón
carácter
fotógrafo
pájaro
balcony
character
photographer
bird
¡Adiós!
Good bye!
¡Buenos días!
Good morning!
¿Decía?
You were saying?
tía
aunt
¡Decía!
You were saying!
¿Dónde está?
Where is it?
¡Qué maravilla!
How wonderful!
¡Olé!
Great! Superb! Keep going!
¿Quiubo?
Hello, what's happening?
¿De versa?
Really? (This phrase signals slight disbelief.)
¡No me digas!
You don't say! (This phrase also means disbelief.)