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French Vowels and Consonants

Vowels: [ Les Voyelles] 

A vowel is basically sound that is vibrated through the vocal folds and some using nasal without using your lips or tongue. There are basically 6 vowels divided into 3 sets of vowels those are hard vowels, soft vowels and nasal vowels.

Hard Vowels


Vowels Pronunciation
Aaa
Oo
Ueu

Soft Vowels

Vowels Pronunciation
Ee
Iee

Nasal Vowels

Vowels which are followed by alphabets M or N will sound or should sound nasal. The pronunciation is difficult from the normal pronunciation.

Other Vowels

Y (eegrek) = is known as semi vowel(voyelle)
H (aash) = is known as mute (h mute)which means silent.

Accents

You might be confused with some of the vowel pronunciations online however the sound depends on the individuals accent and nothing else.

Consonants: [Les Consonants]

Always remember in French, you have to open your mouth to complete the whole word which is basically opposite to english


Alphabets Pronunciation
Bbay
Csay
Dday
Ee
Fef
Gzhey
Haash
Jzhee
Kkah
Lel
Mem
Nen
Ppay
Qkoo
Rer
Ses
Ttay
Vway
Wdoobl-way
Xeeks
Yeegrek
Zzede

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