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Flashcards in Phonetics Deck (92):
1

ba

sound = bah

word = ban~o / bathroom

2

be

sound = bay

word = beso / kiss

3

bi

sound = bee

word = bicho / bug (insect)

4

bo

sound = bo (long)

word = boca / mouth

5

bu

sound = bew

word = bufanda / scarf

6

ca

sound = cah (hard c)

word = casa / house

7

ce

sound = say

word = cena / dinner (last meal of day)

8

ci

sound = see

word = cinco / five

9

co

sound = co (hard c, long o)

word = coche / car

10

cu

sound = coo

word = cuchara / spoon

11

cha

sound = chah

word = chaqeta / jacket

12

che

sound = chay

word = cheque / check (bank or dinner bill)

13

chi

sound = chee

word = chico / boy (or small)

14

cho

sound = cho (long o)

word = chocolate / chocolate

15

chu

sound = chew

word = chupar / to suck

16

da

sound = dah

word = daño / harm

17

de

sound = day

word = de / of, from or possesive 's

18

di

sound = dee

word = día / day

19

do

sound = doe

word = donde / where

20

du

sound = due

word = duche / shower (bathroom)

21

fa

sound = fah

word = falda / skirt

22

fe

sound = fay

word = fe / faith

23

fi

sound = fee

word = finca / farm (a productive farm)

24

ga

sound = gah

word = gato / cat

25

ge

sound = hay

word = general / general (rank)

26

gi

sound = he

word = girasol / sunflower

27

go

sound = go

word = gota / drop (of liquid)

28

gu

sound = goo

work = gusano / worm

29

ha

sound = ah

word = hasta / until

30

he

sound = ay (long a)

word = helado / ice cream

31

hi

sound = ee (long e)

word = hijo, hija / son, daughter

32

ho

sound = o (long)

word = hoja / leaf (tree) or page (book)

33

hu

sound = ew

word = humo / smoke (noun)

34

ja

sound = hah

word = jabo'n / soap

35

je

sound = hay

word = jefe / boss

36

ji

sound = hee

word = jinete / horseback rider

37

jo

sound = hoe

word = jota / J (the letter)

38

ju

sound = who

word = julio / July

39

la

sound = lah

word = lana / wool or money

40

le

sound = lay

word = leche / milk

41

li

sound = lee

word = libro / book

42

lo

sound = low

word = loco, loca / crazy

43

lu

sound = lew

word = lugar / place (noun)

44

lla

sound = yah

word = llamar / to call

45

lle

sound = yah

word = llegar / to arrive

46

lli

sound = yee

word = ?

47

llo

sound = yo

word = llover / to rain (water)

48

llu

sound = you

word = lluvia / rain (noun)

49

ma

sound = mah

word = ma's / more

50

me

sound = may

word = mes / month

51

mi

sound = mee

word = mi / my

52

mo

sound = moe

word = mozo / waiter

53

mu

sound = moo

word = mucho / much

54

na

sound = nah

word = nata / whipped cream

55

ne

sound = nay

word = negro / black

56

ni

sound = nee

word = nieto, nieta / grandson, granddaughter

57

no

sound = no

word = no / no

58

nu

sound = new

word = nunca / never

59

ña

sound = Nyah

word = manana (mah Nyah nah) / tomorrow

60

ño

sound = inyo (as ni in onion)

word = niño / boy child

61

pa

sound = pah

word = pan / bread

62

pe

sound = pay

word = pelo / hair (human)

63

pi

sound = pee

word = pie  / foot

64

po

sound = poe

word = poco / little (amount not size)

65

pu

sound = poo

word = punto / point or dot (in web address)

66

que

sound = kay

work = queso / cheese

67

qui

sound = key

word = quince / 15

68

ra

sound = rah

word = raro / strange

69

re

sound = ray

word = regalo / gift or present

70

ri

sound = ree

word = rico / rich

71

ro

sound = row

word = ropa / clothing or clothes

72

ru

sound = rue

word = rubio,  rubia / blonde male, female

73

rri

sound = "trill"e

word = ferrocarril / railroad

74

rro

sound = "trill"o

word = perro / dog

75

sa

sound = sah

word = sala / room (formal)

76

se

sound = say

word = sen~or / Mr. or Lord

77

si

sound = see

word = silla / chair

78

so

sound = sow

word = sol / sun

79

su

sound = sew

word = sucio, sucia / dirty

80

ta

sound = tah

word = taza / mug (coffee)

81

te

sound = tay

word = te / you (direct or indirect obj, familiar, singular)

82

ti

sound = tee

word = ti'o, ti'a / uncle, aunt

83

to

sound = toe

word = todo, toda / all

84

tu

sound = too

word = tu' / you (singular, informal, subj. pronoun)

85

va

sound = vah

word = vaca / cow

86

ve

sound = vay

word = verde / green

87

vi

sound = vee

word = vida / life

88

vo

sound = vo (long)

word = voz / voice

89

vu

sound = vew

word = vuelo / flight

90

za

sound = sah / zah

word = zapato / shoe

91

zo

sound = zoe, soe

word = ?

92

zu

sound = zew, sue

word = zurdo, zurda / leftie male, female