Learn How To Pronounce English Words
Enter How Do You Say for the Google Chrome browser. The free extension offers to pronounce word, phrases and even sentences that you either enter manually or highlight on the active web page. The extension is set to passive mode upon installation ...
The pronunciation of "Niger."
Those in the know use the French-sounding "nee-ZHER," and emphasize the second syllable so the word makes an approximate rhyme with ... that's why the pronunciations differ so sharply. What do you call someone who hails from Niger? Old-schoolers (and ...
How do you pronounce 'Sochi'?
The 'ch' gives pause because while we generally pronounce it as in "cheer ... For Russian words in English, we sometimes go one way (Olga) and sometimes the other (Vodka). So what to do for Sochi? It seems that the more we talk about it, the more So ...
How Do You Pronounce “Bokeh”?
Do you know how it’s pronounced ... Johnston changed the spelling from “boke” to “bokeh” to make the pronunciation of the word more intutive, lest people pronounce it like “poke” with a ‘b’. Johnston writes, [It was] one of the few ...
How do you pronounce the word scone? Is there just one correct way? (From This Is Local London)
Surely one of the most controversial words in the English language, the issue of how to correctly pronounce it is fiercely contested ... divisive this simple little five-letter word can be. Do you think it should be said with a cone or con sound?