– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter I:  Id ) –


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Id

 

Ic . If . Ig . Il . Im . Ina-Inm . Inn-Inz . Ip . Iq . Ir . Is . It

 

Idea
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is long, and the “a” turns into a u-schwa

/ai-DEE-uh//aiː.ˈdiː.ə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Ideal
– For this word, the “I” is long, and the “e” is long, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa

/ai-DEE-əl//aiː.ˈdiː.əl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Idealistic
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is long, the “a” turns into a true-schwa, for the “-ist” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), 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)

/ai-dee-əl-IHS-tih[k]//aiː.ˌdiː.əl.ˈɪs.tə(ɪ)[k]/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the second syllable and that the main stress is on the fourth syllable

Identifies
– For this word, the “I” is long, the first “e” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “i” (this is NOT the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/ai-DEHN-tih-faiz//aiː.ˈdɛn.tə(ɪ).faiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Identify
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”

/ai-DEHN-tih-fai//aiː.ˈdɛn.tə(ɪ).faiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Identity
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is NOT the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ai-DEHN-tih-tee//aiː.ˈdɛn.tə(ɪ).tiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Ideologies
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is long, the “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “g” is soft, the “ie” combination is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/ai-dee-AH-lə-dʒeez//ˌaiː.diː.ˈɑ.lə(ʌ).dʒiːz/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

Ideology
– For this word, the “I” is long, the “e” is long, and for the “-ology” suffix – the first “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “g” is soft, and the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ai-dee-AH-lə-dʒee//ˌaiː.diː.ˈɑ.lə.dʒiː/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

Idiom
– For this word, the “I” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the second “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “o” turns into a u-schwa

/IH-dee-uhm//ˈɪ.ɾiː.ə(ʌ)m/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Idioms
– For this word, the “I” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the second “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/IH-dee-uhm-z//ˈɪ.ɾiː.ə(ʌ)m.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a fourth syllable

Idiot
– For this word, the “I” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the second “i” is pronounced like the long “e”, the “o” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/IH-dee-ih[t]//ˈɪ.ɾiː.ə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Idolize
– For this word the “I” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “d” is a flap-d, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, and for the “-ize” suffix – the “i” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/IGH-dəl-aiz//ˈʌiː.ɾəl.aɪz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Idolized
– For this word the “I” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “d” is a flap-d, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, and for the “-ize” suffix – the “i” is long, the “e” merges with the “-ed” ending, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “z” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

/IGH-dəl-aiz[d]//ˈʌiː.ɾəl.aɪz[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter I ) –


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