Pronunciation (Pronunsia)
 
 
Np, Nb
  in Ven. are written and pronounced on the place of mp, mb (as in old Spanish)   conpagnìa company, conbàtare to combat, to fight
         
L, l
  1) normal [l]
2) very short or mute [e]
  la bala [la bàla] or [a bàea]
         
J, j
  1) very short [i]
2) = [d]
  faméja [faméia] or [faméda]
         
S, s
  as in Span. = Italian ss
sometimes even = [] (especially in si-, -nsa)
  pasar [pa'sar], casa ['kasa], se [se]
giaso ['daso / 'dao], sinque ['sinke, 'inke]
         
X , x
  as Engl./Ital. s in "rose". Even initial!
sometimes even = [ð]
  roxa ['roza], caxa ['caza], xe [zè], vixion = [vi'zjon[
mexo ['mèzo / 'meðo], verxo ['verzo / 'verðo]
         
s-c
  = s in It. "sale" + c in "cena"   fiscio ['fisto], scioco ['stoko], scéto ['steto], scéxa ['steza]
         
-sion
  = -ssión always as in Spanish   mision [mi'sjon[, version [ver'sjon], pasion [pa'sjon]
         
-thion
  = ssión, thión. In words
derived from words with "t, d"
  inventar => inventor => inventhion
ator => athion,
aministrar => aministrador => aministrathion,
creativo => creathion
programador => programathion.

Attention : The letter l  is always between vowels and never at the end of a word, cf.:

canal => canali; voler => el vol.
Vowels o, e at the end of a word can be mute, cf.:
tenpo = [tenpo / tenp].
The other letters are pronounced as in Italian.
See Italian Pronunciation and Spelling.



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