How do you pronounce these French words? [closed] – prononciation

Question: Please spell them out for me, and not link to videos, sound clips, or Google Translate. Please spell them out like in this example… Bake = Bayk, the « ba » in « bake » rhymes with the word « bay », and the « ke » in « bake » is just the usual, pronounced « k » sound. That is a very detailed and … Continue reading »How do you pronounce these French words? [closed] – prononciation

Pronunciation of “ne … plus de + noun” [duplicate] – prononciation négation

Question: This question already has an answer here: When does one pronounce the ‘s’ in plus? 5 answers I don’t want any more milk. I think the translation should be Je ne veux plus de lait. Is plus here pronounced with or without the s? I know that in general it is pronounced without the … Continue reading »Pronunciation of “ne … plus de + noun” [duplicate] – prononciation négation

Any tips for learning french? [closed] – grammaire expressions vocabulaire

Question: I am learning french via duolingo and was simply wondering if there are any tips or tricks to learn the language better for I’ve been having trouble remembering different possessives and other similar words and such. Just looking to learn better. Demandé par: Ashtin Blanchard dimitris I suppose that your mother language is English. … Continue reading »Any tips for learning french? [closed] – grammaire expressions vocabulaire

Étymologie de « grasseyer » : le [ʁ] est gras ? – prononciation étymologie

Question: Ce fil m’a introduit à ce verbe. Comment est-ce que le [ʁ] se pense ou s’estime gras ? [Wiktionnaire :] Dérivé de gras avec le suffixe -eyer (→ voir -oyer). Demandé par: Greek – Area 51 Proposal jlliagre Gras indique ici que le r est prononcé en faisant vibrer la langue et la luette. … Continue reading »Étymologie de « grasseyer » : le [ʁ] est gras ? – prononciation étymologie

Origin of surname variants: Michaud, Michaux, Micheaux, etc – prononciation histoire noms-de-famille

Question: Some French names come in slightly different variant spellings, and the different spellings are more prevalent in different regions of French Europe: Michaud (Jura & Charente Maritime) Michaut (Yonne) Michaux (Nord, Belgium) Micheaux (Nord) Micheau (Charente Maritime & Allier) Michau (Eure et Loir) Similar variants exist for other names ending in the sound /o/. … Continue reading »Origin of surname variants: Michaud, Michaux, Micheaux, etc – prononciation histoire noms-de-famille

What are “cuir” and “velours” liaisons? – prononciation liaisons

Question: While reading the wiki article on French liaisons, I came across this bit: Cuir (addition of erroneous liaisons in -t-): Tu peux-t-avoir, instead of tu peux‿avoir (with /.z‿/). Velours (addition of erroneous liaisons in -z-): moi-z-aussi. cent-z-euros (100 €), instead of cent‿euros (with /.t‿/) — although deux cents‿euros (200 €) is correct (with /.z‿/). … Continue reading »What are “cuir” and “velours” liaisons? – prononciation liaisons

Is the pronunciation of “tu” “toosh?” – prononciation voyelles

Question: I thought « tu » was pronounced like English « to, » but in this link, it’s pronounced like « toosh. » Does the audio sound like recorded by a native speaker of French? Which is correct and natural? In case you can’t log in to the website above, the example sentence was « comment t’appelles-tu ? » and I hear « sh » … Continue reading »Is the pronunciation of “tu” “toosh?” – prononciation voyelles

References for pronunciation of different verb forms – prononciation conjugaison ressources

Question: I’m a beginner in French and I’m learning pronunciation in French with this book. Would anybody come up with any good books/resources which contains the rules of pronunciation of different verb (in each conjugation) forms? Demandé par: Jack Harvey Not a book, but an excellent resource for pronunciation guidelines is forvo.com. You can search … Continue reading »References for pronunciation of different verb forms – prononciation conjugaison ressources

What is the correct prononciation for Gina in French? – expressions prononciation genre

Question: In Stendhal’s book Florence, Rome and Naples, author narrates love between two young people one of whom is called Gina. So, concerning French rules of pronunciation this name should be pronounced as [ʒina], right? Demandé par: Doge Community If following strict French pronunciation rules, it should be pronounced [ʒina], and some native speakers (in … Continue reading »What is the correct prononciation for Gina in French? – expressions prononciation genre