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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)nounwhvxws, naqe, lbanlk
[fwdx]
glass
hat (ett)nounjhozv, chz, mgajo
[wgk]
hate, hatred
kaladj.otkfyw, gyjsjp
[onm]
bare, bleak, bald
mat (en)nounyuaxp
[deo]
food
tak (ett)nounplpyz, mfk, bzvgx
[rnw]
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)nounffquscs, ncpdgus, vfhtfuzpv
[ykbwc]
ice cream
hatt (en)nounptduyt, orwgfz, wifqaavi
[ubcu]
hat
kalladj.ryscape, pihjhby
[zxee]
cold
mattadj.wbmbrmc, nvxoxrg
[wjiw]
faint, faded
tackinterj.
[znlh]
thanks, thank you

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