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The Force of Habit
Pronunciation Key

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Each vowel in Spanish has just one sound. They are pronounced as follows:

 

a – AH

e – EH

i – EE

o – OH

u – OO

 

The underlined syllable in each word is the accented one.

 

ñ – pronounced like the gn in lasagna

 

Doña Costanza: DOH-GNA COHS-TAHN-ZAH

Don Pedro de Moncada: DOHN PEH-DROH DEH MOHN-CAH-DAH

Félix: FEH-LEEX

Hipólita: EE-POH-LEE-TAH

Galván: GAHL-VAHN

Luis: LOO-EES

Inés: EE-NEHS

Leonor: LEH-OH-NOHR

Otavio: OH-TAH-VEE-OH

Marcelo: MAHR-SEH-LOH

 

Zaragoza: SAHR-AH-GOH-SAH

Valencia: VAH-LEHN-SEE-AH

Cid: SIHD

Martín Peláez: MARH-TEEHN PEH-LAH-EHS

Santa Engracia: SAHN-TAH EHN-GRAH-SEE-AH

River Guerva: GOO-EHR-VAH