| Video 002 :: translation :: grammar explications :: vocabulary
Domani devo vincere = Tomorrow I have to win
un torneo di ping-pong
= a ping-pong tournament
Quindi mi alleno
= Meaning, I need to practice
= to return
= to swat a ball
La vittoria è mia!
= The victory is mine
corresponds to 'ts' or 'ds' in English, in other words you have a voiceless 'ts' and a voiced version 'ds' of this sound. Being the 'd' a voiced consonant and 't' a voiceless one you can sometimes see this sound transcribed like that: /ds/ and /ts/. We already discussed the differences between voiced and voiceless sounds, see
. Pay attention to the different pronunciation of
is pronounced stronger. We are going to talk about that problem, the double consonants, once again later.