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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

 

DON DIEGO (DE LUNA): DOHN DEE-EH-GOH (DEH LOO-NAH)

DON JUAN: DOHN HOO-AHN

TEODORA: TEH-OH-DOH-RAH

LEONOR (GIRÓN): LEH-OH-NOHR (HEE-ROHN)

DON SANCHO: DOHN SAHN-CHOH

CAMPANA: CAHM-PAH-NAH

CONSTANZA: COHNS-TAHN-ZAH

INÉS: EE-NEHS

MARQUÉS (DON FADRIQUE): MAHR-KEHS (DOHN FAH-DREE-KEH)

 

BETIS: BEH-TEES

MANZANARES: MAHN-SAH-NAH-REHS

MADRID: MAH-DRIHD

SAN JERÓNIMO: SAHN HEH-ROH-NEE-MOH