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Pronunciation of guía

MarcosB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Pronunciation of guía

The second time she says "guía" she pronounces it "Este ría".  Is this common, and is there a rule for when to do this?  Thanks.

Asked 11 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Marcos

I had a listen and it's true that the narrator pronounces the word guía slightly different, as if there was an -r somewhere there, but, no, there is no reason for that; it's simply this lady's accent. The gu- should sound as in the English gate, gammon, garlic...  (no -r at all)

Saludos

Inma

JanetB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I also had no idea what she was saying re: este guía. Thanks for the explanation, different accents make things difficult sometimes!

Pronunciation of guía

The second time she says "guía" she pronounces it "Este ría".  Is this common, and is there a rule for when to do this?  Thanks.

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