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  5. "The cooks drink the beers."

"The cooks drink the beers."

Translation:I cuochi bevono le birre.

January 21, 2013



It's for pronunciation purposes. The correct pronunciation is /'kuɔ:ki/. "cuoci" would be pronounced /'kuɔ:tʃi/, but that's wrong. You need the "h" because it hardens the "c".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:IPA_for_Italian http://italian.about.com/od/pronunciation/a/italian-consonants.htm

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