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Portuguese pronunciation of s and d

sabanita March 20, 2014, 10:47 am
Hi! I'm just starting to learn Portuguese and I found the male and female voice different when pronouncing the same word. For example-
1) The "s" in esta --> is it [esta] or [eshta]?
2) The "d" in de onde --> is it [de onde] or [dje ondje]?

Thanks a lot!!
Portuguese pronunciation of s and d
Tereza-P March 27, 2014, 6:45 am
Hi Sabanita,

This difference is an accent from different parts of Brazil.
The "cariocas" or people who living in Rio de Janeiro tend to get more
emphasis on "s" and the "e" sounds like the English "e" sometimes, but both are saying "esta" and "de onde" this is the correct way to write.

Hope this helps
Portuguese pronunciation of s and d
Tereza-P March 27, 2014, 6:50 am
Hi Sabanita,

This difference is an accent from different parts of Brazil.
The "cariocas" or people who living in Rio de Janeiro tend to get more
emphasis on "s" and the "e" sounds just like English sometimes, but both are saying "esta" and "de onde" this is the correct way to write.

Hope this helps
Portuguese pronunciation of s and d
Tereza-P March 27, 2014, 6:50 am
Hi Sabanita,

This difference is an accent from different parts of Brazil.
The "cariocas" or people who living in Rio de Janeiro tend to get more
emphasis on "s" and the "e" sounds just like English sometimes, but both are saying "esta" and "de onde" this is the correct way to write.

Hope this helps
Portuguese pronunciation of s and d

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