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a
ah ex: artista (ahr-tees-tah)
e
eh ex: egoista (eh-goh-ees-tah)
i
ee ex: isla (ees-lah)
o
oh ex: objeto (ohb-heh-toh)
u
oo ex: uno (oo-noh)
b
b
c
soft (c)= s before e and i
hard (c)= k elsewhere
d
d
f
f
g
soft(g)= h before e and i
hard(g)= g elsewhere
a
ah ex: artista (ahr-tees-tah)
b
beh
c
seh= soft c=(s) before e and i
hard c=(k) elsewhere
ch
che
d
de
e
eh ex: egoista (eh-goh-ees-tah)
f
ef-eh
g
ghe soft g =(h)before e and i
hard g =(g)elsewhere
h
ah-che
is always silent
i
ee ex: isla (ees-lah)
j
hoh-tah
how does j sound
always like h (hello)
k
kah
l
el-leh
ll
e-yeh
j
hoh-tah
how does j sound
always like h (hello)
k
kah
l
el-leh
ll
e-yeh
ll
eh-yeh
makes the y sound
m
em-eh
n
en-eh
o
oh ex:objeto (ohb-heh-toh)
p
peh
what sound does ll make
the sound of y
m
em-eh
n
en-eh
what comes after n?
an in w\a tilde over it
pronounced en-yeh
o
oh ex:objeto (ohb-heh-toh)
p
peh
q
kooh
r
eh-reh
what is significant about r
it is pronounced slightly rolled
when is r double rolled
1) at the beginning of a word
2)AFTER the consonants s,n,l
s
eh-seh
t
teh
u
oo ex:uno (oo-noh)
v
ebeh (less explosive english b)
w
doble veh
is a foreign letter to spanish and only used in other languages
x
eh-kees
y
i griega
z
seh-tah
how to type ñ
alt and type 164
how to type Ñ
hold alt and type 165
how to type á
alt + 160
how to type é
alt + 130
how to type É
alt + 144
how to type í
alt+ 161
how to type ó
alt+162
how to type ú
alt+163
how to type ¿
alt+168
how to type ¡
alt+173
What is: ai au ay ei eu ia ie io iu oi ua ue ui uo
Diphthongs
What is a Diphthong
A diphthong is a combination of two vowels, one weak and one strong, that appear in the same syllable.
Of diphthongs,which are the strong vowels?
a,e and o.
These should be pronounced more strongly
Of diphthongs, which are the weak vowels?
i and u.These should be pronounced more softly
ai
ah-yee
ex: aire-(ah-yee-reh)
air
au
ow
ex: autor-(ow-tohr)
author
ay
ah-yee
ex: hay-(ah-yee)
there is , there are
ei
eh-yee
ex: seis (seh-yees)
six
eu
eh-yoo
ex: europa(eh-yoo-roh-pah)
europe
ia
ee-yah
ex: seria(seh-ree-yah)
serious
ie
ee-yeh
ex: siesta(see-yehs-tah)
nap
io
ee-yoh
ex: avión(ah-bee-yohn)
airplane
iu
ee-yoo
ex:ciudad (see-yoo-dahd)
city
oi
oy
ex: oigo (oy-goh)
i hear
ua
wah
ex: lengua (lehn-gwah)
tongue,language
ue
weh
ex:cuenta (kwehn-tah)
check(bill)
ui
wee
ex:cuidado (kwee-dah-doh)
be careful
uo
oo-oh
ex:continuo (kohn-tee-noo-oh)
continuous
which spanish alphabets are male and which are female?
ALL spanish alphabets are female: la A, la B, la C,etc..
how to say" The country is big"
El país es grande.
Ehl pah-yees ehs grahn-deh
how to say" Listen, there are six answers"
Oiga, hay seis respuestas
Oy-gah, ah-yee seh-yees rehs-pwehs-tahs
how to say"My grandfather is old"
Mi abuelo es viejo
Mee ah-bweh-loh ehs bee-yeh-hoh
how to say" Paula goes to the movies"
Paula va al cine Pow-lah bah ahl see-neh
How to say"The old man is 100 years old"
El anciano tiene cien años
Ehl ahn-see-yah-noh tee-yeh-neh see-yehn ahn-yohs
viejo
old