An interesting video about the history of the X in Spanish.

This video also explains that the H was not always mute.

Equis, as in Dos Equis.


Lola Pons Rodríguez explains a brief history of the letter X, she mentions that it has had several sounds that have changed every few centuries, and she also explains that the letter H was not mute in some regions. It was pronounced in a similar manner to English or German. This video is in Spanish.

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Really nice video of Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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