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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Why is the verb "beni" spelled without an accent yet pronounced without a nasal vowel? By normal spelling rules, shouldn't the "en" be a nasal vowel?

The syllables for 'beni' are 'be-ni', therefore making it possible for no accent.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the explanation. I'm a beginning learner and didn't understand the difference the syllable break would make.