pronunciation of certain numbers before consonants

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pronunciation of certain numbers before consonants

I am really confused with this point. In this exercise , the pronunciation of "dix mois" sounds like "diss mois" with the x clearly pronounced (same happens in Google translate), but I thought that the final consonant of 5, 6, 8 and 10 was not pronounced before a word starting with a consonant? (e.g. it should sound like "di mois"). Is the pronunciation of the final consonant in those numbers (5, 6, 8 and 10) optional before consonants? (That would be fine by me). Or is it different in various cases? Or regional differences? Thanks

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Paul, 

Thank you for pointing this out, you were right and this has been corrected.

Bonne Continuation!

pronunciation of certain numbers before consonants

I am really confused with this point. In this exercise , the pronunciation of "dix mois" sounds like "diss mois" with the x clearly pronounced (same happens in Google translate), but I thought that the final consonant of 5, 6, 8 and 10 was not pronounced before a word starting with a consonant? (e.g. it should sound like "di mois"). Is the pronunciation of the final consonant in those numbers (5, 6, 8 and 10) optional before consonants? (That would be fine by me). Or is it different in various cases? Or regional differences? Thanks

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