Spanish Vowel

The Spanish letter A is pronounced "ah", as in father or wander.

Por ejemplo…

a the letter a
adiós goodbye
cuando when
ellas they (feminine)
árbol tree
hablar speak
problema problem

Type of vowel

Hard vs soft A is a hard vowel
Strong vs weak A is a strong vowel

Please note that this explanation is only a guideline for the Spanish that I know, which is Castilian Spanish. There are many regional variations in Spanish pronunciation.

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