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How to Say "J" in Spanish

Learn how to pronounce "j" in Espanol from Spanish teacher Andrea Cukier in this Howcast video.


The letter J. The letter J sounds a little bit like a tired dog, or a thirsty dog. The [panting sound] huh, huh, huh sound. It's like a strong h in English. Let me give you some examples. The word for never, Jamás. Jamás. The word for chess, ajedrez. Ajedrez. The word for pepper, aji. Aji. The word for young, joven. Joven. The word for fair or just, justo. Justo. Let's see if you can repeat. Jamás, ajedrez, aji, joven, justo.

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