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Old December 30, 2009, 12:22 PM
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Zeta "Z" pronunciation

Hi Guys,

For Zeta, I would like to ask about the spanish pronunciation "th"

I know in south american, they pronounce as "s" sound.

I have some notes,

telling me Z, the "th" sounds goes with "Za", "Zo" & "Zu"

but cross, not "ze" & "zi"

But isn't Zeta itself already it's Ze

I realized that

Za
Ce
Ci
Zo
Zu

they're group together, is it because of the Th sound? but why not "ze" & Zi"?

Thanks in advance.
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Old December 30, 2009, 12:52 PM
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Because there are very few words with ze/zi (as zigzag, zeta, enzima) I guess with foreign origin, and surnames, too. So, we use ce/ci for the same sound. Anyway, ze/zi is correct, too, since we have some words with this combination.

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Ahora me doy cuenta de que hubiera estado diciendo "ciudad" malo (español de España)

thi-oo-dad
¿o es así
thi-oo-thad (pero con la última sílaba entre los sonidos de (th) y (d)
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Ahora me doy cuenta de que hubiera estado diciendo "ciudad" malo (español de España)

thi-oo-dad
¿o es así
thi-oo-thad (pero con la última sílaba entre los sonidos de (th) y (d)
¿Has querido escribir thi-oo-dath?
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¿Has querido escribir thi-oo-dath?
Leí en unos dialectos dad es pronunciado así (thad)

Pero es más parecido a (dath)?
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Latin Americans are happier, pronouncing "z" and "c" like "s".
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Leí en unos dialectos dad es pronunciado así (thad)

Pero es más parecido a (dath)?
Creo que sí. He buscado varias palabras en Forvo (gracias, Laepelba), y ésta me parece la más clara de las que he oído: http://es.forvo.com/word/autoridad#es

Escucha también http://es.forvo.com/word/madrid#es de Duhbeed. (Hay cinco pronunciaciones distintas para Madrid entre 8 hablantes: Madrid, Madrí, Madrit, Madrif, y Madril).

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Latin Americans are happier, pronouncing "z" and "c" like "s".
Un cubano me dijo que propone reformar la ortografía para eliminar la z. Pero no creo que sirva para los españoles.

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Latin Americans are happier, pronouncing "z" and "c" like "s".
No para loz zalvadoreñoz.
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Un cubano me dijo que propone reformar la ortografía para eliminar la z. Pero no creo que sirva para los españoles.
No creo que lo consiga, por muy zalamero que se ponga... ¿Y qué diría yo, vos en lugar de voz o ves en lugar de vez?
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La pronunciación de España me es muy difícil

Frases como

Quis quis quis conversaciones parecidas

Cuando la pronunciación entro el ce y el zeta , y el ese

Pero práctica hace perfecto la pronunciación
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