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Spanish translation: tx = ch (sound)

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Catalan term or phrase:garrotxa
Spanish translation:tx = ch (sound)
Entered by: Mapi
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00:32 Aug 11, 2004
Catalan to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Food & Drink
Catalan term or phrase: garrotxa
Just tried this wonderful sharp cheese which I understand is from Catalonia, Spain and I would love to know how to pronounce it. Thanks! :-)
Maria Nicholas
Local time: 22:24
tx = ch
Explanation:
You are right, from an area very close to the Pirenees. It is a Catalan word of course, and I am sure that there are several Catalans amongst the Proz members that are probably sleeping by now, but the the letters tx together sound like the "che" for what I have always heard.

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Note added at 25 mins (2004-08-11 00:58:26 GMT)
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A couple of links, it seems this sounds exists even in Nauatl. Hope it helps

HispaSonic :: Foros - ¿Alguien habla euskara? - [ Translate this page ]
... lo que recuerdo: ge=gue gi=gui tx=ch ts ... menos definida segun las zonas, pero siempre
como s. Agur ... Joer, para pronunciar \"tsa\" o \"tta\", qué esguinces de lengua ...
www.hispasonic.com/tema27430.html - 84k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

Curso básico de Euskera ¡Sólo para valientes! - [ Translate this page ]
... no os preocupéis, ya que es más o menos, como la ch de castellano. Lo mismo ocurre
con la \"tx\" y \"tz\" que también las podéis pronunciar así (de momento no ...
www.marianistas.org/comunidad_121_4114_60.htm - 98k - Cached - Similar pages

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Mapi
Local time: 03:24
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I think I just figured it out. :-) Thanks again!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +6tx = ch
Mapi


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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
tx = ch


Explanation:
You are right, from an area very close to the Pirenees. It is a Catalan word of course, and I am sure that there are several Catalans amongst the Proz members that are probably sleeping by now, but the the letters tx together sound like the "che" for what I have always heard.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 25 mins (2004-08-11 00:58:26 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

A couple of links, it seems this sounds exists even in Nauatl. Hope it helps

HispaSonic :: Foros - ¿Alguien habla euskara? - [ Translate this page ]
... lo que recuerdo: ge=gue gi=gui tx=ch ts ... menos definida segun las zonas, pero siempre
como s. Agur ... Joer, para pronunciar \"tsa\" o \"tta\", qué esguinces de lengua ...
www.hispasonic.com/tema27430.html - 84k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

Curso básico de Euskera ¡Sólo para valientes! - [ Translate this page ]
... no os preocupéis, ya que es más o menos, como la ch de castellano. Lo mismo ocurre
con la \"tx\" y \"tz\" que también las podéis pronunciar así (de momento no ...
www.marianistas.org/comunidad_121_4114_60.htm - 98k - Cached - Similar pages



Mapi
Local time: 03:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
Grading comment
I think I just figured it out. :-) Thanks again!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Juan Jacob: Right: tx = ch; x = sh (això); ny = ñ (Catalunya) and so on...
13 mins
  -> gracias Juan Jacob

agree  nessim
16 mins
  -> gracias nessim

agree  María Teresa Taylor Oliver: ¡¡Pero Euskera no es catalán!! ;-) Aunque estás en lo cierto: Introducción a la lengua catalana: La pronunciación: En la combinación tx se pronuncia igual que la ch http://mailxmail.com/curso/idiomas/catalan/capitulo2.htm
3 hrs
  -> gracias Maria Teresa, el mismo sonido existe en otros idiomas también

agree  Maria Rosich Andreu
7 hrs
  -> gracias Maria

agree  Teresa Miret
9 hrs
  -> gracias tessamm

agree  moken: :O)
9 hrs
  -> gracias Álvaro
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