What are the vowels and consonants used in Spanish language?
And a consonant as
The names "vowel" and "consonant" are also often used to describe the written letters which make the respective vowel and consonant sounds, but this often leads to confusion in cases where a single letter (or letter combination) may represent either a vowel or consonant sound when spoken. This is quite common in English, but also happens in Spanish.
Common examples in English of a "vowel letter" actually representing a consonant are Unicorn and Uniform. The letter Y is also confusing in both languages, as it can represent either a vowel (as in y in Spanish or byte in English) or a consonant (as in ya in Spanish, or yes in English).
in Spanish, the following letters represent vowel sounds:
And the following letters* represent consonant sounds:
There are only 5 vowels in Spanish (English has 12):
It is often said that Spanish has only 5 vowels, and they never vary; although this is generally true, it's not strictly true, especially if you consider diphthongs and regional differences.
A complete understanding of all consonants in Spanish is probably even more complex. Many consonants exist in both English and Spanish, although there are a few which are distinct to Spanish which may cause many English speakers problems, such as the trilled R, the Ñ, and the LL.