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How to pronounce "z" in "feliz"?

How to pronounce "z" in "feliz"? The same as in English or like "sh" in English?

For learning: Portuguese
Base language: English
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    Nihao Natalia!

    Actualy, there are two ways to pronounce it. If you say "feliz" in portuguese spoken in Brasil you should pronounce it "feliss" like in "hapiness" (as everyone said), but if you speak the word in portuguese spoken in Portugal you should pronounce it "felish".

    Every word that ends with the letter "z", in portuguese from Portugal, is pronounced with "sh".

    Hope it helped.


    Ni hao!
    Have the same sound like 's'!


    feliz - happy
    infeliz - unhappy
    See that -
    You pronunce like "s".

    Você fala como "s".

    well, well, not easy, but it would be easier if spell (s).
    This Z sounds like SS in hapiness ;)

    Yes, i'ts like "ss" in hapiness.


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