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How to pronounce "LL" and "Y" in Spanish?

06 Oct, 2017 Learning through Videos
How to pronounce "LL" and "Y" in Spanish?1 votes. 4 / 5

In this lesson, we will learn how to pronounce "ll" and "y" in Spanish. Their sounds may vary with region. So it can be a little bit tricky when pronouncing them.

Most of the time, "ll" is pronounced like "y" in "yellow" or "yes". However, it can also be pronounced like a "sh", "zh", or "ch" sound depending on the region. So it's important to learn to differentiate them and not to get confused with other words. 

The video below also shows the differences between these sounds and English sounds so you will have a clearer idea when pronouncing "y" and "ll". Watch the video below!

How to pronounce "LL" and "Y" in Spanish?

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