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The Courage to Right a Woman’s Wrongs
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 Leonor: DOH-GNAH LEH-OH-NOHR

Leonardo: LEH-OH-NAHR-DOH

Ribete: REE-BEH-TEH

Don Juan: DON HWAHN

Tomillo: TOH-MEE-YOH

Don Fernando: DON FEHR-NAHN-DOH

Ludovico: LOO-DOH-BEE-COH

Estela: EHS-TEH-LAH

Doña Lisarda: DOH-GNAH LEE-SAHR-DAH

Flora: FLOH-RAH

Sevilla: SEH-BEE-YAH

I’ve underlined the accented syllables and added the following words:

CHARACTERS:

Fineo: FEE-NEH-OH

Tibaldo: TEE-BAHL-DOH

Rufino: ROO-FEE-NOH

Astolfo: AHS-TOHL-FOH

Godofre: GOH-DOH-FREH

Sancho: SAHN-CHOH

Don Quijote: DOHN KEE-HOH-TEH

Juan de Mena: HWAHN DEH MEH-NAH

Enrique de Villena: EHN-REE-KEH DE BEE-YEH-NAH

Góngora: GOHN-GOH-RAH

Ribera: REE-BEH-RAH

Fisberto: FEES-BEHR-TOH

Lucindo: LOO-CEEN-DOH

Liseno: LEE-SEHN-OH

Infanta: EEN-FAHN-TAH

Anarda: AH-NAHR-DAH

Ricardo: REE-CAHR-DOH

Luis de Narváez: LOOEES DE NAHR-BAH-EHS

PLACES:

Belflor: BEHL-FLOHR

Córdoba: COHR-DOH-BAH

Andalucía: AHN-DAH-LOO-CEE-AH

Sora: SOH-RAH

OBJECTS:

Escudos: EHS-COO-DOHS