– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter J:  Je ) –


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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.

 


Je

 

Ja . Ji . Jo . Ju

 

 

Jealous
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “ea” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “e”, and for the “-ous” suffix – the “ou” combination turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒEH-lihs//ˈdʒɛ.lə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jeans
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “ea” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e”, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/dʒeen-z//dʒiːn.z/ – Notice also that the “z” ending acts as a second syllable

 

Jeffery
– For this name, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the first “e” is short, the “ff” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “f” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the second “e” disappears, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/dʒEHF-ree//ˈdʒɛf.ɹiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jelly
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “e” is short, the “ll” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “l” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final letter “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/dʒEH-lee//ˈdʒɛ.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jeopardize
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “eo” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “e”, the “a” disappears, the “d” is a flap-d, and for the “-ize” suffix – the “i” is long, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒEH-p’r-daiz//ˈdʒɛ.pɚ.ɾaiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jeopardy
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “eo” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “e”, the “a” disappears, the “d” is a flap-d, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/dʒEH-p’r-diː//ˈdʒɛ.pɚ.ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jerry
– For this name, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “e” is pronounced like the Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “rr” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “r” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/dʒAYR-ee//ˈdʒeɪɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jetlag
, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “e” is short, the “t” is (usually) stopped, the “a” is short, and the final “g” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped

/dʒEH[T]-læ[g]//ˈdʒɛ[t].læ[g]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Jewellery
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), the “ew” combination is pronounced like the long letter “u”, the second “e” disappears, the “ll” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “l” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the third “e” disappears, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/dʒOOL-ree//ˈdʒul.ɹiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter J ) –


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