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How to Say Ñ in Spanish

Learn how to say "Ñ" in Espanol from Spanish teacher Andrea Cukier in this Howcast video.


Let's learn some other sounds that exist in Spanish and they don't exist in English. Or at least they're not spelled that way in English. The Spanish alphabet has two more letters than the English alphabet. One of them is the Ñ. The Ñ is a letter that's an N with a little thing on the top that you see in front of you. It's pronounced like the "ni" in "onion." Let me give you some examples of words that take this sound. Baño means bathroom. Baño. Niña. It means girl. Niña. España is the country of Spain. España. Puño is a fist. Puño. Pequeño means small, as in small size, little. Pequeño. Let's learn now a few phrases in context that take this sound. The sound of the ñ that we just saw. For example, ¿Dónde está el baño? This means "Where is the bathroom? I'll say it again. ¿Dónde está el baño? Could you repeat? ¿Dónde está el baño? The next one, "Necesito un talle pequeño." "Necesito un talle pequeño." It means, I need a small size. Could you repeat? "Necesito un talle pequeño."

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