How do you pronounce the name Arles?
What does Arles mean?
How French words are pronounced?
|Vowel||Pronunciation Tips||French Example|
|e||When placed in the middle of a syllable, sounds like ai in “fair”||mer (sea)|
|e||When placed at the end of a syllable, sounds like -e- in “her”||le (the)|
|e||silent at the end of a word||tasse (cup)|
|é||like “ay”||été (summer)|
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