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Delilah
Which Spanish accent is this ?
Hey there ~ I was watching a Spanish series . The teacher in this series speaks a different kinda Spanish . For example in this sentence : Buenos días . Sentaos , por favor . Síentate, Cristina. He pronounced the “s “ as “sh “ . And I think it’s an accent but I’m curious about what accent is it because it sounds nice .
May 19, 2020 12:46 PM
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Hi! Sometimes people from Spain pronounce the "s" like a "sh", but it depends on the zone of the country.
May 19, 2020
I gotta tell you, being a Spanish speaker from Latin America, almost no one will ever use the sound "sh" in South America to say "saludos" never! Also, if they said " setaos" they are from Spain, no doubt! That conjugation exists only in Europe. Some people in America will say"siéntate" if they are very familiar with you, it's a conjugation for the pronoun "tú" and they might also use "siéntese" for the pronoun "usted" almost unused in Spain.
In South America you can also hear "sentate" which is derivative of "vos" a wierd combination of "tu" and "usted"
The explanation for that comes from the origin of the colonies in certain parts of America.... it's a long story
Hope that helps 😁

Saludos = from Spain, no doubt. Try searching for accent from Madrid or Barcelona. I'm pretty positive you'll find a match
May 19, 2020
Hi Delilah, The sound of letters or some words depends on the area or region, within Spain there are many forms of intonation and Latin America many more, that's why Spanish is such an interesting language. I hope you like my comment, see you soon.
May 19, 2020
You got it
;-D
May 19, 2020
Maybe he is Rajoy, the former President of the Government. He always speaks like this.
May 19, 2020
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Delilah
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Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), English, Spanish, Turkish, Uyghur, Uzbek
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Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), English, Spanish