Pronunciation Of The Name “Andorra La Vella”
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Andorra La Vella – For this name: the first part is pronounced just the same as the name: “Andorra” — for the second part: The “a” is pronounced as a u-schwa — and for the third part: The “e” is pronounced like the Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong; the “ll” combination is pronounced like the consonant letter “y” (this is NOT the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue); and the final “a” is pronounced as a u-schwa.
– /æn-DOHR-uh luh VAY-yuh/ – /æn.ˈdoɹ.ə(ʌ) lə(ʌ) ˈveiː.jə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that there are stresses is on the second & fifth syllables – –
See Also: Andorra