Learn French Alphabet & Pronunciation – French Accents

 

Accents in French

French Sounds Sounds Like the: In: French Examples
(Translation)
Sound
à a r[a]t bras (arm), chat (cat)
é a d[a]y endetté (indebted), échec (failure)
è, ê e m[e]n près (close), chêne (oak)
â,î,ô,û pronounced as a,i,o,u château (castle), hôpital (hospital)
ä, ë, ï, ö, ü the tréma indicates that the two adjacent vowels must both be pronounced a i n[a i]ve No ël (Christmas), haïr (to hate)
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