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Prononciation du mot « Laguiole »

Bonjour. Le mot « Laguiole » se prononce « layol ». Comment cela se fait-il ? Existe-t-il d'autres exemples de mots dans lesquels la séquence « gu » se prononce comme un Y ? Ajout : La prononciation ...
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How do you pronounce “visage” in French? [closed]

I've heard "visage" pronounced as vee-ZAHZH'. I've also heard it pronounced as vih-SAHZH'. Is the pronunciation vih-SAHZH' also correct?
4
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2answers
125 views

Pronunciation of ɛ̃ as a back vowel

When some native speakers pronounce “matin”, which is listed in most dictionaries as [ma.tɛ̃], the nasalized vowel is substantially more back and open than ɛ. This seems much more common than not in ...
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2answers
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Cliticization of “je” in spoken French: which syllable gets the /ʒ/ sound?

In spoken French, a phrase such as "quand je pense" is usually pronounced with two syllables. I am pretty sure that I have heard /kɑ̃ʒ.pɑ̃s/ e.g. in the song "Overkampf (quand je pense à ma vie)" by ...
7
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1answer
391 views

Why is “c'est un” pronounced /sɛ tœ̃ /, but “c'est une” /sɛ tʃyn/?

I'm learning French, and from what I've heard, it seems that: c'est un is pronounced /sɛ tœ̃ /, but c'est une is pronounced /sɛ tʃyn/, with a /tʃ/ as in cheese. I heard this difference both in ...
8
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1answer
280 views

Le son [æ] existe-t-il en français ?

Je croyais que non, jusqu'à ce que j'écoute des chansons de Yelle, où (il me semble) [æ] apparaît comme allophone de /a/ dans, par exemple, chaque ou caches. Ecoutez sur YouTube. Est-ce que c'est mon ...
11
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2answers
297 views

How to textually describe the pronunciation of spanish names with “oi”?

There are many names and family names in Spanish that contain the combination of vowels "oi" (Roilán, Moisés, Loinaz, etc.). When these names are pronounced in French, the original pronunciation is ...
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274 views

Good resources to learn Québec French? [closed]

There are a lot of resources to learn French on the internet. But now I need to learn, and train in the use of French as spoken in Québec. I am interested specifically in audio and video material in ...
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2answers
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Why are “an” and “en” pronounced the same? Pourquoi « an » et « en » ont-ils la même prononciation ?

When I was a young boy I was taught that en and an were pronounced the same despite being spelled differently. For instance in pendant mon enfance > /pɑ̃.dɑ̃ mɔ̃n‿ɑ̃.fɑ̃s/ The same applied to ...