How Do You Pronounce 'Bocadillo'?
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Phonetics For 'Bocadillo'?
A Quick Overview Of Bocadillo
'Bocadillo' *(m) is Spanish for a 'sandwich' - that said, bocadillos are do not usually consist of 2 slices of bread with a filling. In Spain, they are made with a section of baguette type bread, which is cut in half, and filled with ham, tuna, chorizo, and so on. In different parts of Spain, you will find different fillings.
Bocadillos are generally very simple - they consist of little more than than bread, some olive oil and perhaps half a tomato rubbed over the bread to moisten it, and the chosen filling. Do not expect mayonnaise and pickles. The beauty of bocadillos is that the ingredients are allowed to speak for themselves, and do not need to be masked with dressings and condiments.
When it comes to pronouncing bocadillo, bocadillos, you are welcome to use the normal English 'd' if the 'th' is too much for you, but don't mispronounce the 'll' - it's not correct anywhere Spanish is spoken, and we have the equivalent sound in English, so there is no excuse to get it wrong when you know better. Hover over the colored letters and compare the word with the phonetic spelling for more details.