What does each accent mark change about pronunciation?
I just started learning Czech on a few different platforms, and it's been confusing me on how the accent marks differ. Like in dekuju the e has a mark that makes it a y?
i recommend accessing the tips and notes of the first skill. this is included at the end:
- The letter ě is pronounced like a consonantal y followed by an e. When d, t, or n is followed by ě, the pronunciation is as if the consonant changed to a d', t', or ň (resp.) followed by an e. And mě sounds like mně.
ď is also explained:
- ď is a sound that does not exist in English. It sounds roughly like a d followed by a consonantal y, but it is one sound rather than a combination of two. Unless you already know a Slavic or Celtic language, it may take you some time to learn to pronounce this correctly.