Alphabet and Pronunciation

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Consonants

The following are pronounced and written as in English:
b, d, f, h, l, m, n, p, r, t, v, x

Notes:

The following consonants are pronounced and/or spelled differently than in English, and require special attention:
Special combinations:

Vowels

In standard Swedish all vowels are pure, meaning they lack the diphthongal offglides heard with English vowels.
Note: I am using American pronunciation for English examples (unless noted otherwise).
Note: In the order of the alphabet, , , and follow z.


Stress


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