How to pronounce turn

How do you say this word turn?

How to say turn left?

Well you right. We southerners have another word for “to turn“, i.e. “quẹo”. So for “Turn left” and “Turn right“, we say “quẹo trai” and “quẹo phải”. The word “quẹo” pronounced as [kweo] with a low heavy tone.

The letter T is definitely silent?

In practice yes, in practice quiet if someone does not make much effort to pronounce it. When we have a group of consonants here /ktl/, one sound is often not heard. The linguistic term for this is “dissimilation”.

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