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La prononciation d'un mot est la façon de le dire oralement.

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Is there a reason to pronounce the word 'foi' in 'en bonne foi' in 16th century French differently, like 'fui/foui'?

In the song Petite folle by Orlando di Lasso (Lassus) there is a phrase 'En bonne foi, vous êtes la plus duitte.' On YouTube I hear singers of a famous chamber choir pronounce the word 'foi' as 'fui'...
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Quand est-ce que « qu » se prononce /kw/?

On a les mots quatre, quand, quai, quorum, et beaucoup d’autres dans lesquels « qu » se prononce /k/. Mais en revanche on a équation, qui se prononce /e.kwa.sjɔ̃/, quatuor, et quoi. Et puis on a ...
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Variation en prononciation de "en/em " et "an/am"

Les manuels de français normalement disent que "en/em" et "an/am" représentent le même son [ɑ̃] (a-nasal). Le même point est fait, par exemple, dans cette discussion: Prononciation ...
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Where can I find an app reading french slowly ?

I am looking for a free application, preferably online, that will read the french text for me as audio. I tried google translate, but that "speaks" just too fast for me to learn ...
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French diphthongs and dieresis

I would like to know the list of diphthongs and vowels with dieresis in French. Because I need the correct syllable division.
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