How do you say courage in a British accent?
Below is the UK transcription for ‘courage’:
- Modern IPA: kə́rɪʤ
- Traditional IPA: ˈkʌrɪʤ
- 2 syllables: “KURR” + “ij”
Is the T silent in twenty?
I mean us Americans… often drop the T in usual pronunciation. A common example of this is the word Twenty… eighteen, nineteen, twen(t)y.
What is a correct pronunciation?
Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given word or language in a specific dialect (“correct pronunciation”) or simply the way a particular individual speaks a word or language.
Why is t silent in tsunami?
‘Tsunami’ was borrowed from Japanese, and ‘psychology’ was borrowed from Greek. Some English speakers – not all – simplify the word ‘tsunami’ by not pronouncing the initial ‘t’, so that it fits in with the phonological rules of English.