how to pronounce chocolate

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how to pronounce chocolate

Postby Leam_nor » Mar 31st, 15, 22:24

Hi everyone!

I have a question about chocolate :) It seems that the word "шоколад" is pronounced like "she-ka-lad", why "she" and not "sha" according to the rule of the unstressed "o"?
p.s. Russian chocolate is very yummy :)
Спасибо за ответ!

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Re: how to pronounce chocolate

Postby Taras » Apr 5th, 15, 22:54

Yeah, 'шоколад' is pronounced as 'шекалад' while there is a rule saying that an unstressed 'о' should be pronounced as 'а'. I've checked this rule out for about twenty words, and it works for each of the words. So it seems that 'шоколад' is just an exception.


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