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English translation: ch

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23:10 Jul 6, 2007
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / pronunciation
Spanish term or phrase: empacho
I know the meaning of empacho, but I cannot find the pronunciation of empacho in Spanish. Is the ch pronounced as ch as in chorizzo or a hard c as in campa?
Vera43
English translation:ch
Explanation:
como chorizo

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-07-06 23:24:26 GMT)
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ch.

1. f. Dígrafo que, por representar un solo sonido consonántico de articulación africada, palatal y sorda, +++como en mucho o noche+++, es considerado desde 1803 cuarta letra del abecedario español. Su nombre es che.

ORTOGR. En la escritura es inseparable.
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David Russi
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Local time: 15:03
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ch


Explanation:
como chorizo

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-07-06 23:24:26 GMT)
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ch.

1. f. Dígrafo que, por representar un solo sonido consonántico de articulación africada, palatal y sorda, +++como en mucho o noche+++, es considerado desde 1803 cuarta letra del abecedario español. Su nombre es che.

ORTOGR. En la escritura es inseparable.

David Russi
United States
Local time: 15:03
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Grading comment
Muchas gracias David Russsi

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jack_speak
8 mins

agree  Anne Smith Campbell: Something like when you say "chu....ss be quiet", like "chorizo", yes
11 mins

agree  Marian Martin
52 mins

agree  Juan Jacob: Claro. Pero de unos años acá, ya no es una letra, ni la doble ele, si no me equivoco. Por confirmar.
1 hr

agree  Maria Diehn: Como chorizo... y con chorizos, muchos chorizos...:)
2 hrs

agree  Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales: La ch, la ll y la rr son "digrafos".
9 hrs
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