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Hi- can you please tell me what is the english phonetic pronunciation of 'hombre'? thanks

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/BryanAJParry
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more-or-less, "om-bray".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MadMartigan9
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ohm-bray

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El_Gusano
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The word ohm rhymes with home. I think om-bray was closer.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Margolf

I think 'ohm' is actually closer -- it sort of shows that fullness of sound and the 'long' o - like home home on the range....... 'om' is a 'short' o - like in dominos

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hb2310

Thanks Bryan! Very helpful.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vcel10
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You may want to investigate the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) or practice pronouncing the Spanish letters.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/truelefty
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ohm breh? I don't know if that is OK, could any Spanish speaking native English speaker tell me? Thanks

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TatianaBoshenka

ohm breh sounds the closest to me. As close as you can get it without going into the differences between the sounds in Spanish and English, I think.

3 years ago

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Great, thanks :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aero02
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"H" is always silent in Spanish (formal speech), as far as I know.

Except of course "Loanwords" who are pronounced pretty much the same way as they are in English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RRR-ENGLISH

Google translator pronounce it perfectly well

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/superdaisy

I know you wanted the phonetic pronunciation, but if you want to hear some native speakers, check out Forvo.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hb2310

thank you!

3 years ago