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Subject: Re: Pronounce?
Author: Lumia   (Authenticated as Lumia)
Date: May 18, 2007 at 9:51:48 AM
Reply to: Re: Pronounce? by Profe Esteban
Before a post of a English speaker in this forum, I noted the diphthongue in Spanish as NEE EH-behs (there aren't two syllables, only one). But

"Minimal precision
Lumia (Authenticated as Lumia,
Date: November 27, 2006 at 2:10:05 PM
Reply to: Re: Luciana by Caprice

In (Castilian or American) Spanish the I and the A in Luciana are in one syllable: loo- THEE AH-nah / loo-SEE AH-nah (I don't know how to represent the diphtongue).


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Author: Array (Authenticated as WeloveyouJesseLacey,
Date: November 27, 2006 at 2:31:38 PM
Reply to: Minimal precision by Lumia

Perhaps like loo-SYA-nah / loo-THYA-nah?


Then, I interpret that to an English speaker the Y represents the semiconsonant.

All would be more easy and correct using the IPA.


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