h1 style=”text-align: center;”>– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter E:  Ed ) –


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The pronunciations are not Universal as there are many different dialects of The English Language — both world-wide, and through-out 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.

 


Ed

 

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

 

 

Edge
 – For this word, the “E” is short, the “dg” combination is pronounced simply like the single soft letter “g”, and the final “e” is silent

/eh-dʒ/ – /ɛ.dʒ/ – Notice also that the soft “g” ending acts as a second syllable –

 

Edinburgh
 – For this word, the “E” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “u” disappears, the “gh” combination is silent, and there is a phantom u-schwa at the end of the word

/EH-dihn-b’r-uh//ˈɛ.ɾə(ɪ)n.bɚ.ə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Edit
 – For this word, the “E” is short, the “d” is a “flap-d”, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (usually) stopped

/EH-dih[t]//ˈɛ.ɾə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Edited
 – For this word, the “E” is short, the “d” is a “flap-d”, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “e” of the “-ed” ending is an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (usually) stopped

/EH-dih-tih[d]//ˈɛ.ɾə(ɪ).tə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Edition
 – For this word, the “E” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ə-DIH-shihn/ – /ə.ˈdɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

 

Editor
 – For this word, the “E” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “o” disappears

/EH-dih-t’r/ – /ˈɛ.ɾə(ɪ).tɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

 

– ( American English PronunciationLetter E ) –


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