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How to pronounce 'mange'?

I'm just at elementary level of French and learning from Duolingo. I came to word which means to eat and spells mange; it should be man as in manga art & ge as in gay according to English ...
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What are “cuir” and “velours” liaisons?

While reading the wiki article on French liaisons, I came across this bit: Cuir (addition of erroneous liaisons in -t-): Tu peux-t-avoir, instead of tu peux‿avoir (with /.z‿/). ...
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Pronunciation of “genre” as “jarre”

I noticed that some people from Saint Étienne tend to pronounce "genre" like "jarre". Are there other words with such pronunciation alteration in Saint Étienne and around?
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Origin of surname variants: Michaud, Michaux, Micheaux, etc

Some French names come in slightly different variant spellings, and the different spellings are more prevalent in different regions of French Europe: Michaud (Jura & Charente Maritime) Michaut ...
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Prononciation of “en”, “an”, “in”, “un” and “ain” [duplicate]

I'm a totally beginner in French. For some reason I can't figure out the pronunciation rules. Especially for the vowels. It's almost as confusing as Korean language :( To me "en" and "an" sound the ...
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Pronunciation of “Flamant”

I am confused with pronunciation of “Flamant”. I know this word is French but I am not sure about its pronunciation. First I saw the word in Introduction to Continuum Mechanics.
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Pronunciation of plurals?

What is the difference in pronunciation between le livre rouge and-- les livres rouges ?