https://www.duolingo.com/burgermeistevan

Ils aiment les femmes.

Is "aiment" and "femmes" supposed to rhyme with the same "m" sound?

May 11, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/esgalerin

The vowel sound in the words are different. The vowel in "aiment" is the same as in "elle". It sounds like the letter M in English or French. The vowel in "femme" is the same as in the word or letter "a" in French. "femmes" has

May 12, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/csi

lol! Where I'm from "femmes" does NOT rhyme with "bomb" or "Tom", but I can see how it would if you were from upper New York state, for example. In Canada, it might rhyme more with "jam" or "ma'am". ;)

May 16, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/arvore

"aiment" rhymes with "Aunt Em", "femmes" rhymes with "bomb" or "Tom". (Ahm)

May 16, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/arvore

Well, not quite "bomb", but I learned it as a soft "ahmm". Fahmmme. Really? Am? Oh, of course, you must be talking about Québecois. Tré beh.

May 16, 2012
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