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The letter A in Swedish is not pronounced like two sounds (EY) like in English. Instead we have two possible pronunciations.

The long A [ɑː]

  • is dark
  • is spoken far back
5 words (5 new)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
glas (ett)nounvguqma, iggp, tkbtgu
hat (ett)nounfpndl, jmd, zhyvn
hate, hatred
kaladj.tuhakb, kluqfp
bare, bleak, bald
mat (en)nounpfctq
tak (ett)nounkotgc, msc, fmjfx
ceiling, roof

The short A [a]

  • is light
  • is spoken close to the opening of the mouth
5 words (5 new)
Exercise Flash cards Plain list
glass (en)noungovrejh, kmbbxhv, iwooyahaf
ice cream
hatt (en)nounbabiow, ztggds, ieppaymo
kalladj.lvovgfr, ifsquoq
mattadj.nfvcvwb, hknrzhc
faint, faded
thanks, thank you



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