Is the R pronounced in Bonjour?
“Bonjour” means hello in French. Be careful with the pronunciation of the nasal vowel “on” in “bonjour” (you don’t have to pronounce the N like in an English word). Be careful with the “r “ sound too, which is also very different from English, : it’s like a gargling type sound in the throat.
How do you spell Bonjour?
Bonjour is a French word meaning (literally translated) “good day”, and is commonly used as a greeting.
Is R silent in French?
In French, r can also be silent
Usually, at the end of a word, the letter r is NOT silent, but as often in French, there is an exception… In polysyllabic words ending in er, the final r is silent. Here are some examples: aller (to go)
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What is your name in French?
If you’d like to say “What is your name?” in French, you generally have two options. To pose the question formally, you’d say “Comment vous-appelez vous? Speaking informally, you can simply ask “Comment t’appelles-tu?”
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