Unformatted text preview: words, like tú, sí, or qué. These accents have little or nothing to do with pronunciation, but are there to differentiate these words from other words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Examples: papá = dad vs. papa = potato or pope :) jejeje mamá = mom vs. mama = from the verb mamar tú = you vs. tu = your sí = yes vs. si = if ¿qué? = what vs. que = that Imagine how much easier reading English would be if we also had this type of accent: console = the verb to console vs. console = video game console abstract = abstract for a conference vs. abstract = something intangible project = a project you are working on vs. project = to project your voice ALSO, all question words have accents: ¿Qué? ¿Dónde? ¿Cómo? ¿Cuándo? ¿Por qué? etc. Audrey Lopez - Spanish 1 - Fall 2010...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Romance languages, Video game console, Acute accent