NASAL VOWELS

French Nasal Vowels Essential to any French caricature, nasal vowels are vowels pronounced through both the mouth and nose. Knowing when to nasalise in French is quite easy; actually doing it is harder. Any time m or n come after a vowel but not before one, you have a nasal vowel.


LETTER SOUND WORD Other Spellings

an Ah -> anN tante am, en, em
in ee -> aN singe im, un, um, yn, ym, ain, aim, ein, eim
on oh -> ohN son om

  • an - like French a, but nasalised
  • in - like French , but nasalised
  • on - like French , but nasalised



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