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Gauche (left) pronunciation

Can someone clarify why the "au" in "gauche" is pronounced different than "au" in other words? To me it sounds similar to "ou" in "rouge" while I would expect it to sound like "au" in "pauvre".

Is this just an exception or is there a rule for this?

October 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/relox84

The "au" in "gauche" is pronounced exactly the same as in any other word. It's possible though that the TTS mispronounced it.

October 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Prenom.Pierre

https://fr.forvo.com/word/fr/gauche/

Ici tu as plusieurs prononciations. Celle de Murielle, à mon avis de français natif, n'est pas naturelle (on l'oublie) Les autres sont les plus fréquentes, et celle de MarsuGrimpant est celle des français du sud de la France, avec un "o" ouvert.

October 15, 2017
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