How Do You Pronounce 'A, Al, A La'?
A Quick Overview Of A, Al, A La
‘A, al, a la’ are the Spanish forms of a preposition which has various meanings including ‘to’, ‘at, ‘in’ (the), ‘on’ (the). A comprehensive explanation is beyond the scope of this site – this is a broad overview.
- pollo al horno – roast chicken or more literally ‘chicken (cooked) in the oven. ‘Horno’ is a masculine noun – therefore the masculine form ‘al’ is used;
- pollo a la brasa – grilled chicken, or more literally ‘chicken cooked by/on the grill’. ‘Brasa’ is a feminine noun – therefore the feminine form ‘a la’ is used.
How do you say 'a' in French and Italian?
The 'a's are pronounced closest to the 'a' in 'father', and the 'lah' in 'do re mi'. ‘Mamma’ pronounced Italian style is the best reference.