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how do you pronounce ; Udawał się, Powiedział...and more


chaza 50 | 253  
27 Dec 2009 /  #1
how do you pronounce ;
Udawał się
Powiedział
Chodzić
Ona chcę

is ther any rules on where the emphasis belongs.

thanks

chaza
strzyga 2 | 993  
27 Dec 2009 /  #2
chaza

the emphasis is on the penultimate syllable (last but one), like in most Polish words

uDAwał się
poWIEdział
CHOdzić
Ona chce

się and chce are separate words and don't change the stress in the preceeding words

is that what you were asking about?
SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
27 Dec 2009 /  #3
Hello chaza,

And welcome to the Polish forums.
Try this program ivona.com, just type the word you need in and she will pronounce it for you and generally the emphasis is on the second last syllable.

You also might want to check out Collection of learning resources for learning the Polish language. If you use the search box at the top right hand corner of this page, you can find many threads about learning Polish.

Keep up the good work.
SzwedwPolsce 11 | 1,595  
27 Dec 2009 /  #4
Ivona.com is your best friend when learning Polish pronunciation.
OP chaza 50 | 253  
28 Dec 2009 /  #5
can you break down the pronuciation a bit further please.

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