– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter O:  Or ) –


 

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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.

 


Or

 

Ob . Oc . Od . Oe . Of . Oh . Oi . Ok . Ol . Om . On . Op . Ot . Ou . Ov . Ow . Ox

Or
– For this word, the “O” is long

/ohr//oɹ/

 

Orange
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “g” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/OHR-ihn-dʒ//ˈoɹ.ə(ɪ)n.dʒ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the soft “g” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Order
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this
suffix in The Common Tongue)

/OHR-d’r//ˈoɹ.ɾɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Ordinary
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, the “i” is an i-schwa, 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)

/OHR-dih-nayr-ee//ˈoɹ.ɾə(ɪ).neɪɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Organ
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “g” is hard, and the “a” turns into an i-schwa

/OHR-gihn//ˈoɹ.gə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Organization
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “g” is hard, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the first “i” is long, the “a” is a Long “A” / Long “E” Dipthong, and for the “tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ohr-gən-ai-ZAY-sh’n//ˌoɹ.gə(ɪ)n.aiː.zeiː.ʃən/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the fourth syllable

 

Organize
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “g” is hard, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, 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)

/OHR-gihn-aiz//ˈoɹ.gə(ɪ)n.aiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Organized
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “g” is hard, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “i” is long, and since the word ends with the sound of the letter “z” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

/OHR-gihn-aiz-[d]//ˈoɹ.gə(ɪ)n.aiːz.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a fourth syllable –

 

Organizer
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “g” is hard, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “i” is long, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/OHR-g’n-ai-z’r//ˈoɹ.gə(ɪ)n.aiː.zɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a fourth syllable

 

Organizing
– For this word, the “o” is long, the “g” is hard, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the first “i” is long, 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)

/OHR-gih-ai-zing//ˈoɹ.gə(ɪ)n.aiː.zɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Orienteering
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “ee” is pronounced simply like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), 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)

/ohr-ee-ihn-TEER-ing//ˌoɹ.iː.ə(ɪ)n.ˈtiːɹ.ɪŋ/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the fourth syllable

 

Origin
– For this word, the “O” is long, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the “g” is soft, and the second “i” is an i-schwa

/OHR-ih-dʒihn//ˈoɹ.ə(ɪ).dʒə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Original
– For this word, the “O” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “g” is soft, the second “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ə-RIH-dʒih-nəl//ˈə.ɹɪ.dʒə(ɪ)əl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Originally
– For this word, the “O” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “g” is soft, the second “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ally suffix – the “a” 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), and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/ə-RIH-dʒih-nə-lee//ə.ɹɪ.dʒə(ɪ)nə.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Orphanage
– For this word, the “O” is long, the “ph” combination is pronounced like the letter “f” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the first “a” turns into an i-schwa, ə ( ɪ )d ʒ – , and for the “-age” suffix – the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “g” is soft, and
the “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/OHR-fihn-idʒ//ˈoɹ.fə(ɪ)n.ɪdʒ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter O ) –

 


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