Z

French consonant

The letter Z is pronounced similarly to Z in English. Phonetic symbol: [z].

the letter z
zéro   zero
la zone   zone, area
le zoo   zoo
Zacharie   Zachary

However, when z is at the end of a word, it is usually silent.

chez   at the home of
le riz   rice
vous copiez   you copy
     
Exception:    
le gaz   gas

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