This is a two syllable word, so the stress is on the first syllable.
The ‘a‘ is pronounced closest to the ‘a’ in ‘father’, and the ‘lah’ in ‘do re mi’. ‘Mamma’ pronounced Italian style is the best reference;
The ‘j‘ has the ‘ch’ sound in ‘loch’ in Spanish. If you aren’t familiar with it, I suggest you substitute an ‘h‘ sound;
The ‘o‘ is pronounced closest to the English ‘o’ in ‘hot’.
More info There is a trend among English speakers to substitute an ‘h’ for the softened ‘g’, and for the Spanish ‘j’ in words like ‘mojito’. I have no problem with it, given that the correct Spanish sound is not one which comes naturally to the English speaker. Just remember that there is no ‘h’ sound in Spanish – the ‘h’ is always silent.
The French word for garlic is ‘ail‘, and Italian is ‘aglio‘.
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