– American English Pronunciation–

– ( Letter E:  Ec ) –


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The pronunciations are not Universal as there are many different dialects of the English language, both world-wide and throughout America. The pronunciations that are presented here are based upon a combination of both common usage and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue.

 


Ec

 

Ea . Ed . Ef . Eg . Ei . El . Em . En . Ep . Eq . Er . Es . Et . Eu . Ev . Ex . Ey

 

Eccentric
– For this word, the “E” turns into an i-schwa, the first “c” is hard, the second “c” is soft, the second “e” is is short, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ihk-SEHN-chrihk//ə(ɪ)k.ˈsɛn.tʃɹə(ɪ)k/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Ecological
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is short, the “g” is soft, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is hard, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ee-kə-LAH-dʒih-kəl//iː.kə.ˈlɑ.dʒə(ɪ).kəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

Economic
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” turns into an i-schwa, the second “o” is short,, and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ee-kih-NAH-mihk//iː.kə(ɪ).ˈnɑ.mə(ɪ)k/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

Economics
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” turns into an i-schwa, the second “o” is short, and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ee-kih-NAH-mih-ks//iː.kə(ɪ).ˈnɑ.mə(ɪ).ks/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable and that the “ks” ending acts as a fifth syllable

 

Economical
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” turns into an i-schwa, the second “o” is short, the “i” turns into an i-schwa, the next “c” is hard, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ee-kih-NAH-mih-kəl//iː.kə(ɪ).nɑ.mə(ɪ).kəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

Economist
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a true-schwa, and for the “-ist” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ee-KAH-nə-mihs-[t]//iː.ˈkɑn.nə.mə(ɪ)s.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a separate syllable

 

Economy
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the first “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a u-schwa, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/ee-KAH-nuh-mee//iː.ˈkɑ.nə(ʌ).miː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Eco-Tourism
– For this term, the “E” is long, the “c” is hard, the “o” is long, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the long letter “o”, there is a phantom letter “w” in-between the “u” and the “r” (this is a product of transitioning from one sound to the next), and for the “-ism” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “s” and the “m” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/EE-ko-too-wr-ih-zəm//ˈiː.ko.tu.wɚ.ə(ɪ).zəm/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter E ) –


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