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Italian Consonants in Alphabet

Silent IIf ci or gi is followed by another vowel, the i is silent. For example, giallo (yellow) is pronounced "JAHL-loh".
blike 'b' in "bed"
clike 'k' in "kid" (before 'a', 'o', 'u'), like 'ch' in "chipper" (before 'i' or 'e')
dlike 'd' in "dog"
flike 'ph' in "phone"
glike 'g' in "go" (before 'a', 'o', 'u'), like 'j' in "jello" (before 'i' or 'e'), silent before an 'l' as in 'Luglio'
llike 'l' in "love"
mlike 'm' in "mother"
nlike 'n' in "nice"
plike 'p' in "pig"
qlike 'q' in "quest" (almost always with "u",)
rtrill with the tip of the tongue
slike 'ss' in "gas"
tlike 't' in "top"
vlike 'v' in "victory"
zas in "pizza" or "adze"

Italian Diphthongs in Alphabet

ailike 'i' in "fight"
aulike 'ow' in "brown"
eilike 'ay' in "say"
eulike the 'eu' similar to the Spanish word "Europa"
eeidentical vowels [stress on the first vowel " idee " (ee-DEH-eh)]
ialike 'ia' similar to the Spanish word "mía"
ielike 'ie' similar to the Spanish word "miedo"
iiidentical vowels [stress on the first vowel " addii " (ahd-DEE-ee)]
iolike 'io' as in the Spanish word "tío" and similar to the 'eo' in "Leo"
iulike 'ew' in "few"
oilike 'oy' in "boy"
ooidentical vowels [stress on the first vowel " zoo " (DZOH-oh)]
uolike 'wo' in "won't"

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