How to pronounce Belo Horizonte?
A large city in Brazil is called Belo Horizonte. How do you pronounce this?
If it helps, according to wikipedia, this is the Brazilian pronounciation in IPA "Portuguese pronunciation: [bɛloɾiˈzõtʃi]"
- SAMUEL ELILv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
without running things together as people do, it would be approximately
But Portuguese would run the two oh sounds together, and the "n" sound often disappears or becomes sort of nasalized, which the mark over the "o" signifies
Bay-lohr-ee-zo(n)-tjeh sort of