– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter J:  Jo ) –


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.

.

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.

 


Jo

 

Ja . Je . Ji . Ju

 

Job
– 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 “o” is short, and the final “b” is (often) stopped

/dʒah[b]//dʒɑ[b]/

 

John
– 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 “oh” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “o”

/dʒahn//dʒɑn/

 

Johnathan
– 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 “oh” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “o”, the second “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “th” combination is un-voiced, and the second “a” is an i-schwa

/dʒAH-nih-thin//dʒɑ.nə(ɪ).θə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Join
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), and the “oi” combination is pronounced like an “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/dʒoyn//dʒoiːn/

 

Joined
– For this word,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 “oi” combination is pronounced like the “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and since the root-word ends with the letter “n” – the “e” is silent, and the final “d” is (sometimes) stopped

/joyn-[d]//joiːn.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending acts as a second syllable

 

Joint
– 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 “oi” combination is pronounced like an “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/dʒoyn-[t]//dʒoiːn.[t]/ – Notice also that the “t” ending acts as a second syllable

 

Jointly
– 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 “oi” combination is pronounced like an “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “t” is (usually) stopped, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/dʒOYN-[t]-lee//ˈdʒoiːn.[t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Joke
– 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 “o” is long, the “k” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/dʒoh-[k]//dʒo.[k]/ – Notice also that the “k” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable

 

Jokes
– 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 “o” is long, and the “e” is silent

/dʒoh-ks//dʒo.ks/ – Notice also that the “ks” ending acts as a second syllable

 

Jones
– 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 “o” is long, the “e” is silent, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

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

 

Journalist
– 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 “ou” disappears, for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (usually) stopped

/dʒ’R-nəl-ihs[t]//ˈdʒɚ.nəl.ə(ɪ)s[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Journalists
– 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 “ou” disappears, for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), the “i” is an i-schwa

/dʒ’R-nəl-ihs-ts//ˈdʒɚ.nəl.ə(ɪ)s.ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a separate syllable

 

Journey
– 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 “ou” disappears, and the “ey” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e”

/dʒ’R-nee//ˈdʒɚ.niː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Joy
– For this word, the “J” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter in The Common Tongue), and the “oy” combination is pronounced like in the word “boy” or “toy” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒoy//dʒo.iː/

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter J ) –


Jump To…

Aa . Bb . Cc . Dd . Ee . Ff . Gg . Hh . Ii . Jj . Kk . Ll . Mm . Nn . Oo . Pp . Qq . Rr . Ss . Tt . Uu . Vv . Ww . Xx . Yy . Zz
Numbers

 


 

Explore GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Leave a Reply

Yo!