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Compound Consonants - Pronunciation
These are "doublets" or "paired" letters (paired in shape), each of which sounds stronger or harsher than the corresponding "singlet" consonant.
|Letter||The sound is similar to:|
|Similar to /q/ in French "quoi"|
|Similar to /t/ in French "toi"|
|Similar to /p/ in French "Paris"|
|Same as English /s/ sound. For example /s/ in "see"|
| Similar to a /tz/
sound. For example, /z/ in "Pizza"
or German 'z' (as in Zimmer)
It is not the ordinary /z/ as in "zoo".
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