– American English Pronunciation–

– ( Letter E:  Eg ) –


An alphabetical pronunciation guide of The Common Tongue – a.k.a. – American English Pronunciation, containing the phonetic spellings of a vast selection of common and not-so-common words in the English language, with more added daily.

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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.

Eg

 

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

 

Egg
 – For this word, the “E” is short, and the “gg” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “g” but is (often) almost stopped

/eh-[g]/ – /ɛ.[g]/ – Notice also that the hard “g” ending acts as a second syllable –

 

Egypt
 – For this word, the “E” is long, the “g” is soft, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, and the “p” is (usually) stopped

/EE-dʒih[p]-t//ˈiː.dʒə(ɪ)[p].t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Egyptian
 – For this word, the “E” is long, the “g” is soft, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, and the “p” is almost stopped, the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into an i-schwa

/ee-dʒIH[P]-shihn//iː.ˈdʒə(ɪ)[p].ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter E ) –


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