How exactly do you pronounce "sim"?
I know i should probably know this by now but how exactly do you say "sim"? Is it like "seem, sim, or seen, sin"? Can't make it out. The end especially, i think the "m" usually makes an "n" sound but not sure in this case. Thanks to all that reply.
One of those lovely nasal sounds we have to try and learn. When I first started I loved just saying pão to practice.
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It sounds kind of like "seeng", do not put emphasis on the ng. Make it sort of subtle. I believe this is one of the nasal words in our language.
Thanks for the answer language, everytime i hear it i can't quite make it out. So seen(ng) would be the closest. Are you a native speaker? Hope you don't mind me asking.
Yes I am. It's ok if you can't make it out at first. My ear has been trained to pick up words like "fim" "sim" etc. I know those type of words are not in Spanish (from what I've seen) so don't worry about it. My father said to me that the hardest part of Portuguese for people to learn with pronunciation is the nasal vowels
I would say he's right but that's also what makes me like the language so much. I love the sound of the português. Muito obrigado for the help, i actually just watched a portuguespod101 and a girl on there said "sim" really slow and think i got it now. Seeng is the best way to describe it w/ a really soft, almost non-exitent "ng"
I was thinking "seen" but said quickly sounds like "sin". One small word, so much uncertainty haha.