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How to Pronounce LH and NH in Portuguese

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To conclude the study of the consonants in Portuguese, I’m going to teach you how to pronounce two of the most challenging sounds for English speakers: the LH and NH.

To produce these, your tongue touches most part of the hard palate.

And the most noticeable difference between NH and LH is this: NH is nasal and LH is oral sound.

If you are a native speaker of Spanish, French or Italian it’s easy to pronounce the NH, because you already have this sound in your language.

 

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