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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kathyal

Bebe as a verb

My ears are hearing a v instead of a b sound at times. It sounds like beve. Can someone explain this?

May 23, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pedrolaflamme

This is normal ... this is how the letter b is pronounced in Spain. However, it is pronounced more like a b in latin america.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JulieW

Last time I was in Guatemala, my wonderful little friends (teenage girls) kept saying something that sounded like Hennababy. I said, What? What? I was asking them if they were talking about drinking, etc. Then finally they wrote it out for me.............Genevieve. A friend of ours. Hennebebe was Genevieve.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kathyal

Thank you both. JulieW that is a charming story that will help me remember the confusion!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JulieW

De nada. Esto es divertido.

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