– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter J:  Ju ) –


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.

 


Ju

 

Ja . Je . Ji . Jo

 

Judge
– 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 “u” is short, the “dg” combination is pronounced simply like the single soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “e” is silent

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

 

Judged
– 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 “u” is short, the “dg” combination is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and since the root-word ends with the sound of the soft letter “g” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (sometimes) stopped

/dʒuh-dʒ-[d]//dʒʌ.dʒ.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Judgement
– 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 “u” is short, the “dg” combination is pronounced simply like the single soft letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ment” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒuh-dʒ-mihn-[t]//dʒʌ.dʒ.mə(ɪ)n.[t]/Notice also that stress is on the final syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a fourth syllable

 

Judiciary
– 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 “u” is long, the first “i” is short, the “c” is pronounced like the “sh” combination, the second “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, and for the “-ary” suffix – the “a” is a Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒoo-DIH-shee-ayr-ee//dʒu.ˈdɪ.ʃiː.eɪɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Juggle
– 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 “u” is short, the “gg” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), there is a phantom-schwa in between the “g” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/dʒUH-gəl//ˈdʒʌ.gəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Juggling
– 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 “u” is short, the “gg” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “g” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “g” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the word “sing” or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒUH-gə-ling//ˈdʒʌ.gə.lɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Juice
– 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 “ui” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “u”, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/dʒoos//dʒus/

 

July
– 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 “u” turns into a true-schwa, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”

/dʒə-LAI//dʒə.ˈlaiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Jump
– 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 “u” is short, and the final “p” is (often) stopped

/dʒuhm-[p]//dʒʌm.[p]/ – Notice also that the “p” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable

 

Jumped
– 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 “u” is short, the “p” is (usually) stopped, and since the root-word ends with the letter “p” – the “e” is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t”

/dʒuhm-[p]t//dʒʌm.[p]t/ – Notice also that the “pt” ending (even when the “p” is stopped”) acts as a second syllable

 

June
– 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 “u” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/dʒoon//dʒun/

 

Junior
– 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 “u” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, the “i” is pronounced like the consonant letter “y”, and for the “-or” suffix – the “o” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒOON-y’r//ˈdʒun.jəɹ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Just
– 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 “u” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/dʒuhs-[t]//dʒʌs.[t]/ – Notice also that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable

 

Justice
– 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 “u” is short, and for the “-ice” suffix – the “i” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/dʒUHS-tihs//ˈdʒʌs.tə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Justified
– 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 “u” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the second “i” is long, and since the root-word ends with the letter “y” (converted to an “i” because of the addition of the suffix) – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) silent

/dʒUHS-tih-fai[d]//ˈdʒʌs.tə(ɪ).faiː[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Justify
– 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 “u” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”

/dʒUHS-tih-fai//ˈdʒʌs.tə(ɪ).faiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter J ) –


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