Pronunciation of the c's in ejercicio

AnnA2Kwiziq community member

Pronunciation of the c's in ejercicio

In the word ejercicio: It sounds like the two C's don't have the same sound. I would think they would both be "s" (in Mexico) or "th" (in Spain). But I think I'm hearing a "k" in the second one. Por que?

Asked 2 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Ann

I had a listen and to me both "c" sound as "th". 

Saludos

MarcosC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Also in Mexico, ca, co, and cu have a "k" sound while ce and ci have an "s" sound.

Pronunciation of the c's in ejercicio

In the word ejercicio: It sounds like the two C's don't have the same sound. I would think they would both be "s" (in Mexico) or "th" (in Spain). But I think I'm hearing a "k" in the second one. Por que?

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