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English term or phrase: ...la hache (H) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (J)...
... Just that. I'd love an answer with pronounciation keys. Good luck to you all.
Gabriel Aramburo Siegert
Local time: 10:56


Summary of answers provided
5 +2see explanation
Mapi
5H = heich / J= jay
Ana Brassara
3aechMMUlr
3The English letter "H" is pronounced as "Kh" in Spanish;in the Spanish spelling, it becomes "J" (jardom
3In English, the letter "H" is pronounced in the same way "Kh" is pronounced in the name of "Khomeini
Yasser El Helw


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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
...la hache (h) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (j)...
In English, the letter "H" is pronounced in the same way "Kh" is pronounced in the name of "Khomeini


Explanation:
Just a way out.

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Note added at 6 mins (2004-11-05 22:38:59 GMT)
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Sorry Gabriel. I got your sentence all mixed up but I hope you get the message.

Yasser El Helw
Local time: 17:56
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
...la hache (h) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (j)...
see explanation


Explanation:
if you want to know how to write "h" I think it should be "heich" or "eich" but the correct phonetic transcription is "âch". The problem is that writing the letters as we do in Spanish is not the norm in English, and that pronunciations varies from place to place, I have heard both eich and heich in London for example, and been told that both pronunciations are correct

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Note added at 33 mins (2004-11-05 23:06:01 GMT)
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Ah, I forgot, regarding the note, your question need some well placed commas to make it mean what you meant, I understod that you were talking about how to pronounce \"h\" in Spanish. The correct answer to that of course would be that it is silent apart from a few counted exceptions.

Mapi
Local time: 16:56
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  margaret caulfield: 100%, Mapi. It is NOT pronounced in Spanish, Gabriel, not in Spain. In English the phonetic would be as Mapi states or simply "aich" (NEVER used).
5 hrs
  -> many thanks, Margaret, and you are right about the need to soften the English h pronounced as "jota" in Spanish, maybe it is not stressed enough and that is why some Spanish people have such a strong accent

agree  Gabriela Mejías: Perfect, Mapi, you explained the issue wonderfully... it's like that!
1 day3 hrs
  -> thanks a lot Gabbi, good to know
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...la hache (h) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (j)...
The English letter "H" is pronounced as "Kh" in Spanish;in the Spanish spelling, it becomes "J" (ja


Explanation:
Traté de que se viera más la idea, tomando elementos prestados (la idea de "kh" me pareció muy buena aproximación), no sé si enredé más las cosas... En mi diccionario Simon-Schuster aparece la letra J transcrita como "dzer", pero es una z fonética que no sabría interpretar. Siempre me sonó algo así como "jay".

rdom
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
...la hache (h) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (j)...
H = heich / J= jay


Explanation:
Su cantante: Steve Hogarth también conocido como “H” o “Heich”. Este personaje merece
por sí solo que este grupo siga adelante y por muchos años. ...
www.sinetiquetas.com/2003/febrero/razones.htm - 14k

The words are grouped by vowel In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken ... Sound:
A : flay/fley ('flA) : hay/hey ('hA) : jay/[J] ('jA) : (kay/[K])/(quai/quay ...
encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/ List%20of%20homophones - 45k

Ana Brassara
Local time: 12:56
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1 day16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
...la hache (h) en inglés en español se pronuncia como jota (j)...
aech


Explanation:
If I understand you well you were looking after the english word for "hache" in Spanish.

Here a suggestion from the Quarter-Horse breeding scene. There is a very famous stallion called "Be Aech Enterprise" or abbrev. "BH Enterprise".
:-))

see http://www.harmonyperformancehorses.com/nrhahof.htm

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Note added at 1 day 16 hrs 34 mins (2004-11-07 15:06:47 GMT)
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english --> English

MMUlr
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