Questions tagged [e-caduc]

Le *e* caduc est un son voyelle neutre transcrit par la lettre *e* à l'écrit, qui est plus ou moins prononcé selon les lettres avoisinantes, l'accent du locuteur et le registre de langue.

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«L’Est-e du Québec», «un film-e d’horreur»: des E euphoniques?

Si je désire parler de l’Est du Québec, avec mon accent québécois qui affrique les du, je prononce : lèss-dzu-kébèk Je remarque que le T final du terme Est disparaît, même si je le conserve ...
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Should I pronounce 'e' in the ending?

I know that it is kind a like basics, but as I learned, e in the ending is not pronouncing, but I've listened Stromae's song "formidable" where he actually pronounces 'e' on the ending. Which variant ...
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Question on the deletion of schwa

I'm reading The Pronunciation of Canadian French by Douglas C. Walker and I need help understanding this part: It is commonplace to observe that in SF the final syllable of the word is stressed, ...
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Transcription du mot « recevoir »

J'ai trouvé la transcription suivante du mot « recevoir » : /ʁəsəvwaʁ/. Ma question, c'est pourquoi le deuxième « e » caduc est-il maintenu ? Pour autant que je sache, le premier est maintenu parce qu'...
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Pronunciation of “parce que” and class implications

I recently listened to a podcast on France Culture's "Hors champ" with Patrick Boucheron, whose pronunciation of "parce que" seems really off. Instead of eliding the "e" in "parce", he actually ...
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How do you know when the /ə/ drops and when it doesn't?

According to my textbook (my teacher isn't clear in her elaboration of my question), 'the /ə/ never drops out if that would result in three or more consonant sounds together. You would see this in ...
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Vowels at the end of words, that are not in the transcripts

To me it sounds like many words are pronounced with a vowel at the end, contrary to the transcription. Let's take, as an example, the word siècle; listen to its pronunciation at Collins Dictionary. ...
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Prononciation : « air » vs « aire »

Dans un commentaire d'Air Canada dans cette vidéo: Ces gestes vont clairement à l'encontre de nos procédures lorsque des bagages sont enregistrés à la porte embarquement: ces procédures stipulent ...
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Pronouncing “re” and “le” at the end of words?

Livre, entre, autre, article, règle are examples of what I'm talking about. I've never been sure whether I should pronounce those final two letters. When a native speaker pronounces such words, ...