– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter O:  Ox ) –


 

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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.

Ox

 

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

 

Oxygen
– For this word, the “O” is short, the “x” is pronounced like the “ks” combination, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, the “g” is soft, the “e” turns into an i-schwa

/AHK-sih-dʒihn//ˈɑk.sə(ɪ).dʒə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Oxygenate
– For this word, the “O” is short, the “x” is pronounced like the “ks” combination, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, the “g” is soft, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and for the “-ate” suffix – the “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is (usually) stopped, and the final “e” is silent (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/AHK-sih-dʒih-nay[t]//ˈɑk.sə(ɪ).dʒə(ɪ).ne[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Oxymoron (oxy-Moron)
– For this word, the “O” is short, the “x” is pronounced like a “ks” combination, the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the second “o” is long, the third “o” is short

/ahk-see-MOHR-ahn//ɑk.siː.ˈmoɹ.ɑn/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter O ) –

 


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