– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter P ) –


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.


Pp

Pa – PmPo . Pr . Ps . Pu . Py

 

Po

Podcast
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “d” is a flap-d but (often) stopped, the “c” is hard, the “a” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/PAH[D]-kæs[t]/ – /ˈpɑ[ɾ].kæs[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pocket
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “ck” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “k” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/PAH-kih[t]//ˈpɑ.kə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Podium
– For this word, the “o” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, and the “u” is a u-schwa

/POH-dee-uhm//ˈpo.diː.ə(ʌ)m/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poem
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “e” turns into a true-schwa but almost disappears

/POH-əm//ˈpo.əm/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Poetry
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/POH-ih-chree//ˈpo.ə(ɪ).tʃɹiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poinsettia
 – For this word, the “oi” combination is pronounced like the “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “e” is short, the “tt” combination is pronounced simply like the single flap-t (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the second “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the the “i” and the “a” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “a” turns into a u-schwa

/poyn-SEH-dee-yuh//poiːn.ˈsɛ.ɾiː.jə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

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

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

Pointed
 – For this word, 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-words ends with the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/POYN-tih[d]//ˈpoiːn.tə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poise
 – For this word, the “oi” combination is pronounced like the “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and the final “e” is silent

/poyz//poiːz./

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

/poyz-[d]//poiːz.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable –

Poison
 – For this word, the “oi” combination is pronounced like the “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and the second “o” turns into an i-schwa

/POY-zihn//ˈpoiː.zə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poisonous
 – For this word, the “oi” combination is pronounced like the “oy” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “o” turns into an i-schwa, 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)

/POY-zih-nihs//ˈpoiːzə(ɪ).nə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poke
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “k” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/po[k]//po[k]/

Poked
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “k” is (usually) stopped, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “k” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t”

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

Pole
 – For this word, the “o” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/pohl//pol/

Police
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

– /puh-LEES//pə(ʌ).ˈliːs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Policies
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the first “i” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /PAH-lih-seez//ˈpɑ.lə(ɪ).siːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Policy
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PAH-lih-see//ˈpɑ.lə(ɪ).siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Polish (adjective)
– For this word, the “o” is long, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/POHL-ihsh//ˈpol-ə(ɪ)ʃ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Polish (verb)
– For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/PAH-lihsh//ˈpɑ.lə(ɪ)ʃ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Polished
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “sh” combination is un-voiced, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the “sh” combination – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t” but is (sometimes) stopped

/PAH-lihsh-[t]//ˈpɑ.lə(ɪ)ʃ.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Polite
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, and for the “-ite” suffix – the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/pə-LIGH[T]//pə.ˈlʌiː[t] / – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Politely
– For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, for the “-ite” suffix – the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “t” is (usually) stopped, and the “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pə-LIGH[T]-lee//pə.ˈlʌiː[t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Political
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “t” is a flap-t, for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pə-LIH-dih-kəl//pə.ˈlɪ.ɾə(ɪ).kəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Politically
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “t” is a flap-t, for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), 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)

/pə-LIH-dihk-lee//pə.ˈlɪ.ɾə(ɪ)k.li ː/ – Notice also that –

Politician
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the first “i” turns into an i-schwa, the second “i” is short, for the “-cian” suffix – the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pah-lih-TIH-shən/ – /pɑ.lə(ɪ).ˈtɪ.ʃən/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Politicians
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the first “i” turns into an i-schwa, the second “i” is short, for the “-cian” suffix – the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /pah-lih-TIH-shən-z/ – /pɑ.lə(ɪ).ˈtɪ.ʃən.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a fifth syllable

Politics
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PAH-lih-tih-ks//ˈpɑ.lə(ɪ).tɪ.ks/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ks” ending acts as a fourth syllable

Polka
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “l” is almost silent, and the final “a” turns into a u-schwa

/POHL-kuh//ˈpol.kə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Polluted
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, 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 “u” is long, the “t” is a flap-t, the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (usually) stopped

/puh-LOO-dih-[d]//pə(ʌ).ˈlu.ɾə(ɪ).[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a separate syllable

Pollution
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, 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 “u” is long, 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)

/pə-LOO-shihn//pə.ˈlu.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Pool
 – For this word, the “oo” combination is pronounced like the long letter “u” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/pool//pul/ – Notice also that –

Poor
 – For this word, the “oo” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o” (this is NOT the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

– /pohr//poɹ/

Pop
 – For this word, the “o” is short, and the final “p” is (often) stopped

– /pah[p]/ – /pɑ[p]/ –

Popping
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “pp” combination is pronounced like the single letter “p” (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)

/PAH-ping//ˈpɑ.pɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Popular
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and the “a” disappears

– /PAHP-you-l’r//ˈpɑp.ju.lɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Populated
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, for the “-ate” suffix – the “a” is a TRUE Long “A”, the “t” is a flap-t, and the “e” combines with the “-ed” ending, and since the root word ends with the sound of the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is s flap-d but is (often) stopped

/PAH-pyou-lay-dih[d]/ – /ˈpɑp.ju.le.ɾə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Population
 – For this word, the “o” is shoret, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, the “a” is a Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong, and for the “tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pah-pyou-LAY-shihn//pɑ.pju.ˈleiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Populous
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, 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)

/PAH-pyou-lihs//ˈpɑ.pju.lə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Porch
 – For this word, the “o” is long

/pohr-ch//poɹ.tʃ/ – Notice also that the “ch” ending acts as a second syllable

Pornography (porno-Graph-y)
– For this word, the first “o” is long, the second “o” is short, the “g” is hard, the “a”turns into a true-schwa, the “ph” combination is pronounced like the single letter “f” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “y” is pronounced like the final “y”

/pohr-NAH-grə-fee/ – /poɹ.ˈnɑ.gɹə.fiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Port
 – For this word, the “o” is long, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

Portable
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “t” is a flap-t, and for the “-able” suffix – the “a” turns into a u-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/POHR-də-bəl//ˈpoɹ.də(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Portfolio
 – For this word, the first “o” is long, the “t” is (usually) stopped, the second “o” is long, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, and the final “o” is long

/pohr[t]-FOH-lee-oh//poɹ[t].ˈfo.liː.o/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Portugal
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “r” is a flap-r (like a rolled “r” but rolled only once), the “u” is long, the “g” is hard, and the “a” is pronounced like the short letter “o” (This word contains sounds which are not native to English, but in The Common Tongue, we pronounced Names of cities and countries and other “native” words as close as possible to the native pronunciation)

– /pohr-too-GAHL//poɹ.tu.ˈgɑl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Portuguese
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “r” is a flap-r (like a rolled “r” but rolled only once), the “u” is long, the “g” is hard, the “ue” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e”, the “s” is pronounced like the “z”, and the final “e” is silent

– /pohr-too-GEEZ//poɹ.tu.ˈgiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Pose
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the final “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”

/pohz//poz/ –

Poser
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /POH-z’r//ˈpo.zɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poses
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the first “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”

/pohz//poz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Posh
 – For this word, the “o” is short, and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/pahsh//pɑʃ/

Position
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is short, and for the “tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the last “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pə-ZIH-shihn//pə.ˈzɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Positioned
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is short, 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), and since the root word ends with the letter “n” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent

/pə-ZIH-shihn-d//pə.ˈzɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n.d/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a fourth syllable –

Positions
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is short, and for the “tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the last “o” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /pə-ZIH-shuhnz//pə-ˈzɪ.ʃə(ɪ)nz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Positive
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the first letter “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PAH-zih-dihv//ˈpɑ.zə(ɪ).ɾə(ɪ)v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Positively
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the first letter “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PAH-zih-tihv//ˈpɑ.zə(ɪ).tə(ɪ)v.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Possess
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “ss” combination is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “e” is short, and the final “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

– /pə-ZEHS//pə.ˈzɛs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Possession
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “ss” combination is pronounced like the single letter “z”, the “e” is short, the second “ss” combinations with the “-sion” suffix, and for the “-sion” combination – and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pə-ZEH-shihn//pə.ˈzɛ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Possibility
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the first “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pah-sih-BIH-lih-dee//ˌpɑ.sə(ɪ).ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the main stress is on the third syllable

Possible
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is an i-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

– /PAH-sih-bəl//ˈpɑ.sə(ɪ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Possibly
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PAH-sih-blee//ˈpɑ.sə(ɪ).bliː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Post
 – For this word, the “o” is long, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

Posted
 – For this word, the “o” is long, and since the root-word ends with the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa and the final “d” is (often) stopped

/POH-stih[d]//ˈpo.stə(ɪ)[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Poster
– For this word, the “o” is long, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/POHS-t’r//ˈpos.tɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Post-Graduate
 – For this hyphenated compound word, the “o” is long, the “t” is (usually) stopped, then the “G” is hard, the “a” is short, the “d” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” is long, and for the “-ate” suffix – the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pohs[t]-GRæ-dʒoo-ih[t]//pos[t].ˈgɹæ.dʒu.ə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Postmark (post-Mark)
– For this word, the “o” is long, the “t” is (usually) stopped, the “a” is pronounced like the short letter “o”, and the final “k” is (often) stopped

/POHS[T]-mahr[k]/ – /ˈpos[t].mɑɹ[k]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Postpone
 – For this word, the first “o” is long, the “t” is (usually) stopped, the second “o” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/pohs[t]-POHN/ – /pos[t].ˈpon/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Postponed
 – For this word, the first “o” is long, the “t” is (usually) stopped, the second “o” is long, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “n”– the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent

/pohs[t]-POHN-d/ – /pos[t].ˈpon.d/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a third syllable –

Posture
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/PAHS-ch’r//ˈpɑs.tʃɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Pot
 – For this word, the “o” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/pah[t]//pɑt/

Potato
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a u-schwathe “a” is a True Long “A”, the second “t” is a flap-t, and the final “o” is long

/puh-TAY-doh//pə(ʌ).ˈte.ɾo/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Potatoes
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwathe “a” is a True Long “A”, the second “t” is a flap-t, the “oe” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o”, and the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /puh-TAY-dohz//pə(ʌ).ˈte.ɾoz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Potential
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “e” is short, and for the “-tial” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /puh-TEHN-shəl/ – /pə(ʌ).ˈtɛn.ʃəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Pound
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination, and the final “d” is (usually) stopped

/pown-[d]//pɑun.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable

Pour
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o”

/pohr//poɹ/

Pouring
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o”, 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)

/pohr-ing//ˈpoɹ.ɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Poverty
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” disappears, the “t” is a flap-t, and the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

– /PAH-v’r-dee//ˈpɑ.vɚ.ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Powder
 – For this word, the “ow” combination is pronounced like in the word “how” or “now” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), 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)

/POW-d’r//ˈpɑu.dɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Power
 – For this word, the “ow” combination is pronounced like in the word “how” or “now” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/POW-‘r//ˈpɑu.ɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Powerful
– For this word, the “ow” combination is pronounced like in the word “how” or “now” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ful” suffix – the “u” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PAH-w’r-fəl//ˈpɑ.wɚ.fəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pr

Practical
 – For this word, the first “a” is short, the “c” is hard but almost disappears, the “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)

/PRæ[K]-tih-kəl//ˈpɹæ[k].tə(ɪ).kəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable – . Pl

Practically
 – For this word, the first “a” is short, the “c” is hard but almost disappears, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is hard, 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)

/PRæK-tihk-lee/ – /ˈpɹæk.tə(ɪ)k.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Practice
 – For this word, the “a” is short, the first “c” is hard but almost disappears, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

– /PRæK-tihs//ˈpɹæk.tɪs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Practices
 – For this word, the “a” is short, the first “c” is hard but almost disappears, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is soft, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/PRæK-tih-sihz/ – /ˈpɹæk.tə(ɪ).sə(ɪ)z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Practicing
 – For this word, the “a” is short, the first “c” is hard but almost disappears, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is soft, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRæK-tihs-ing//ˈpɹæk.tə(ɪ).sɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Praise
 – For this word, the “ai” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and the final “e” is silent

/prayz//pɹez/

Praised
 – For this word, the “ai” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “e” joins with the “-ed” ending, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “z” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (sometimes) stopped

/prayz-[d]/ – /pɹez.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable –

Praising
 – For this word, the “ai” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “s” sounds like the letter “z”, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PRAY-zing//ˈpɹe.zɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prance
 – For this word, the “a” is short, the “c” is soft, an . Pld the final “e” is silent

/præn-s//pɹæn.s/ – Notice also that the “s” ending acts as a second syllable –

Prancing
 – For this word, the “a” is short, the “c” is soft, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRæN-sing//ˈpɹæn.sɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Prawn
 – For this word, the “aw” combination is pronounced like in the word “law” or “saw” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prawn//pɹɔn/

Pray
 – For this word, the “ay” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/pray//pɹeiː/ – Notice also that –

Prayed
 – For this word, and the “ay” combination is pronounced like The True Long “A” (this is NOT the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and since the root word ends with the sound of the letter “a” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (usually) stopped

– /pray[d]/ – /pɹe[ɾ]/

Prayer
 – For this word, and the “ay” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the sound of the letter “r” directly after it), and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAY-‘r//ˈpɹeɪ.ɹ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Precious
 – For this word, the “e” is short, the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, 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)

– /PREH-shihs//ˈpɹɛ.ʃə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Precipitous
– For this word, the “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, the first “i” is short, the second “i” turns into a true-schwa, 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)

/prə-SIH-pə-tihs//pɹə.ˈsɪ.pə.tə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Precise
 – For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, and the final “e” is silent

/prih-SIGHS//pɹə(ɪ).ˈsʌiːs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Precisely
 – For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the second “e” is silent, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pree-SIGHS-lee//pɹiː.ˈsʌiːs.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Precipice
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the first “c” is soft, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the second “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/PREH-sih-pihs//ˈpɹɛ.sə(ɪ).pə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Predict (pre-Dict)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/prih-DIH[K]-t//pɹə(ɪ).ˈdɪ[k].t/Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable

Predictability (pre-Dict-ability)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and for the “-ability” suffix – the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the first “i” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prih-dih[k]-tuh-BIH-lih-dee//pɹə(ɪ).ˌdɪ[k].tə(ʌ).ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the second syllable and that there is a minor stress on the fourth syllable

Predicts (pre-Dict-s)
– For this word, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/prih-DIHK-ts/ – /pɹə(ɪ).ˈdɪ[k].ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a second syllable –

Predominantly (pre-Dominant-ly)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, for the “-ant” suffix” – the “a” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prih-DAH-mih-nihn[t]-lee/ – /pɹə(ɪ).ˈdɑ.mə(ɪ).nə(ɪ)n[t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Preemptively
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, there is a phantom consonant “y” in-between both letters “e” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), the second “e” is short, the “p” is (often) stopped, for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pree-YEHM[P]-tihv-lee//pɹiːˈjɛm[p].tə(ɪ)v.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Prefabricated (pre-Fabricated)
– For this word, the “e” is long, the first “a” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “c” is hard, the second “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is a flap-t, the “e” combines with the “-ed” ending, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/pree--brih-kay-dih[d]/ – /priː.ˈfæ.bɹɪ.keiː.ɾɪ[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable 

Prefer
 – For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prih-F’R//pɹə(ɪ).ˈfɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Preferable (Prefer-able)
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the second “e” disappears, and for the “-able” suffix – the “a” turns into a u-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PREH-fruh-bəl//ˈpɹɛ.fɹə(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Preference
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the second “e” disappears, and for the “-ence” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft,
and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PREH-frihn-s//ˈpɹɛ.fɹə(ɪ)n.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a second syllable –

Preferred
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the second “e” disappears, 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 since the root-word ends with the letter “r” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/pree-F’R[D]//pɹiːˈfɚ[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Pregnancies
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “g” is hard but is (often) stopped, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/PREH[G]-nihn-seez/ – /ˈpɹɛ[g].nə(ɪ)n.siːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Pregnancy
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “g” is hard but is (often) stopped, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PREH[G]-nihn-see/ – /ˈpɹɛ[g].nə(ɪ)n.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Pregnant
 – For this word, the “e” is short, the “g” is hard, and for the “-ant” suffix” – the “a” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PREHG-nihn-[t]//ˈpɹɛg.nə(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Prejudice (pre-Judge-ice)
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “u” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is short, the “c” is soft, and the “e” is silent

– /PREH-dʒə-dihs//ˈpɹɛ.dʒə.dɪs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Preliminary
 – For this word, the “e” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, the second “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)

– /prə-LIH-mih-nayr-ee/ – /pɹə.ˈlɪ.mə(ɪ).neɪɹiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Premature (pre-Mature)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “a”turns into a u-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

– /pree-muh-CH’R//pɹiː.mə(ʌ).tʃɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Premises
 – For this word, the “e” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa

/PREH-mih-sihs//ˈpɹɛ.mə(ɪ).sə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Preparation
 – for this word, the “e” is short, the first “a” turns into a true-schwa, the second “a” is a Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong, 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)

/preh-pə-RAY-shihn/ – /ˌpɹɛ.pə.ˈɹeiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

Prepare
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, 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 “e” is silent

– /pree-PAYR//pɹiː.ˈpeɪɹ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prepared
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the “a” is a Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “e” combines with the “-ed” ending, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “r” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

– /pree-PAYR-[d]//pɹiː.ˈpeɪɹ.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Preparedness
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the “a” is a Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the second “e” combines with the “-ed” suffix and turns into an i-schwa, the “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped, and for the “-ness” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pree-PAYR-ih[d]-nihs//pɹiː.ˈpeɪɹ.ə(ɪ)[d].nə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Presence
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounces like the letter “z”, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/PREH-zihn-s//ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ)n.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a third syllable –

Present (adjective/noun)
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/PREH-zihn-[t]//ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

Present (verb)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

– /pree-ZEHN-[t]//pɹiː.zɛn.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Presentable
– For this word, the first “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” is short, and for the “-able” suffix – the “a” turns into a u-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pree-ZEHN-tuh-bəl//pɹiː.zɛn.tə(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Presentation
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “a” is a Long “A” / Lng “E” Diphthong, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/pree-zehn-TAY-shin//pɹiː.zɛn.ˈteiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

Presently
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, 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 suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PREH-zihn[t]-lee/ – /ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ)n[t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Presents (noun)
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and the second “e” turns into an i-schwa

– /PREH-zihn-ts//ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ).ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a third syllable –

Preserve
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/pree-Z’R-v//pɹiː.ˈzɚ.v/ – Notice also that the “v” ending acts as a third syllable

Presidency
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PREH-zih-dihn-see/ – /ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ).də(ɪ)n.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

President
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ent” 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)

/PREH-zih-dihn[t]//ˈpɹɛ.zə(ɪ).də(ɪ)n[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Presidential
 –  for this word, the “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the first “i” is an i-schwa, for the “-ent” suffix – the second “e” is short, and for the “tial” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/preh-zih-DEHN-shəl/ – /pɹɛ.zɪ.ˈdɛn.ʃəl/ –

Press
 – For this word, the “e” is short, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prehs//pɹɛs/

Pressure
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the “u” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/PREH-sh’r/ – /ˈpɹɛ.ʃɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prestige
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “g” is pronounced like the voiced “sh” combination, and the final “e” is silent

– /prehs-TEEZH//pɹɛs.ˈtiːʒ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prestigious
 – For this word, the “e” is short, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “g” is soft, the “i” is silent, 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)

– /prehs-TEE-dʒihs//pɹɛs.ˈtiː.dʒə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Presumably
 – For this word, the “e” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “u” is long, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pree-ZOO-muh-blee//pɹiː.ˈzu.mə(ʌ).bliː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Pretend
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, and the second “e” is short

/pree-TEHN-d//pɹiː.ˈtɛn.d/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a third syllable

Pretexts
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the second “e” is short, and the “x” is pronounced like the “ks” combination

/PREE-teks-ts//ˈpɹiː.tɛks.ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” ending act as a third syllable –

Pretty
 – For this word, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “tt” combination is pronounced simply as the single flap-t (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue) and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PRHI-dee//pɹə(ɪ).ˈɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prevail
 – For this word, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the “ai” combination is pronounced like The Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “l” directly after it)

– /prih-VAYL//pɹə(ɪ).ˈveɪl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prevalent
 – For this word, the first “e” is short, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, and for the “-ent” 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)

/PREH-vuh-lihn-[t]/ – /ˈpɹɛ.və(ʌ).lə(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a fourth syllable –

Prevent
 – For this word, the first “e” is long, the second “e” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/pree-VEHN-[t]//pɹiː.ˈvɛn.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

Previous
 – For this word, the “e” is long, the “i” is pronounced like the long 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)

– /PREE-vee-ihs//ˈpɹiː.viː.ə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Price
 – For this word, the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/prighs//pɹʌiːs/

Prices
 – For this word, the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “c” is soft, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/PRIGH-sihz//ˈpɹʌiː.sə(ɪ)z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pricey
 – For this word, the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “c” is soft, and the “ey” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e”

/PRIGH-see//ˈpɹʌiː.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pricing
 – For this word, the first “i” is pronounce like the “igh” combination, the “c” is soft, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRIGH-sing//ˈprʌiː.sɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pride
 – For this word, the “i” is long, the “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/prai[d]//pɹaiː.[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable

Priest
 – For this word, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/pree-s[t]//pɹiː.s[t]/ – Notice also that the “st” ending (even when the “t” is stopped) acts as a second syllable

Primarily
 – For this word, the first “i” is long, the “a” is a Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the second “i” turns into an i-schwa, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /prai-MAYR-ih-lee//pɹaiː.ˈmeɪɹ.ə(ɪ).liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Primary
 – For this word, the “i” is long, 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”

/PRAI-mayr-ee//ˈpɹaiː.meɪɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prime
 – For this word, the “i” is long, and the final “e” is silent

– /praim//pɹaiːm/

Prince
 – For this word, the “i” is short, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

– /prihn-s//pɹɪn.s/ – Notice also that the “s” ending acts as a second syllable –

Princess
 – For this word, the “i” is short, the “c” is soft, the “e” is short, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/PRIHN-sehs//ˈpɹɪn.sɛs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Principle
 – For this word, the first “i” is short, the “c” is soft, the second “i” is an i-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “p” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/PRIHN-sih-pəl//ˈpɹɪn.sə(ɪ).pəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Print
 – For this word, the first “i” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

Prints
 – For this word, the first “i” is short

/prihn-ts//ˈpɹɪn.ts/ – Notice also that the “ts” ending acts as a second syllable

Printer
 – For this word, the first “i” is short, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRIHN-t’r//ˈpɹɪn.tɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Printing
 – For this word, the first “i” is short, 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)

/PRIHN-ting//ˈpɹɪn.tɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prior
 – For this word, the “i”is long, and the “o” disappears

– /PRAI-’r//ˈpɹaiː.ɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prioritize
 – For this word, the first “i” is long, the first “o” is long, the second “i” is 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)

– /prai-OHR-ih-taiz//pɹaiː.ˈoɹ.ə(ɪ).taɪz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

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

– /prai-ohr-ih-tai-ZAY-shin//pɹaiː.oɹ.ə(ɪ).taiː.ˈzeiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the fifth syllable –

Priorities
 – For this word, the first “i” is long, the “o” is long, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /prai-OHR-ih-deez//pɹaiː.oɹ.ə(ɪ).ɾiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Priority
 – For this word, the first “i” is long, the “o” is long, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /prai-OHR-ih-dee//pɹaiː.oɹ.ə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prison
 – For this word, the “i” is short, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa

– /PRIH-zihn//ˈpɹɪ.zə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prisoner
 – For this word, the first “i” is short, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “o” disappears, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRIHZ-n’r//ˈpɹɪz.nɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Privacy
 – For this word, the “i” is long, and for the “-acy” suffix – the second “a” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAI-və-see//ˈpraiː.və.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Private
 – For this word, the “i” is long, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

– /PRAI-vih[t]//ˈpɹaiː.və(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

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

/prai-vih-tai-ZAY-shihn/ – /ˌpɹaiː.və(ɪ).taiː.ˈzeiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and the major stress is on the fourth syllable –

Prize
 – For this word, the “i” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/praiz//ˈpɹaiːz/

Proactive (pro-Active)
– For this word, the “o” is long, there is a phantom “w” in-between the “o” and the “a” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), the “a” is short, the “c” is hard but (often) stopped, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /proh-Wæ[K]-dihv//pɹo.ˈwæ[k].də(ɪ)v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Probability
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the first “i” is short, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prah-buh-BIH-lih-dee//pɹɑ.bə(ʌ).ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Probable
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the second “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/PRAH-buh-bəl//ˈpɹɑ.bə(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Probably
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PRAH-buh-blee//ˈpɹɑ.bə(ʌ).bliː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Problem
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” turns into an u-schwa

– /PRAH-bluhm//ˈpɹɑ.blə(ʌ)m/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Problems
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” turns into a u-schwa, and the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /PRAH-bluhm-z//ˈpɹɑ.blə(ʌ)m.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a third syllable –

Procedure
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, the first “e” is long, the “d” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/prə-SEE-dʒ’r//pɹə.ˈsee.dʒɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Procedures
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “e” is long, the “d” is pronounced like the soft “g” (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” disappears, the “e” is silent, and the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /prə-SEE-dʒ’rz//pɹə.ˈsiː.dʒəɹz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Proceed
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “ee” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/prə-SEE[D]//pɹə.ˈsiː[ɾ]/ –

Process
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “c” is soft, the “e” is short, and the final “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

– /PRAH-sehs//ˈpɹɑ.sɛs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Processed
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “c” is soft, the “e” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and since the root-word ends with the letter “s” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t” but is (often) stopped

– /PRAH-sehs-[t]//ˈpɹɑ.sɛs.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Processes
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “c” is soft, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and for the “-es” ending – the “e” is long, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /PRAH-sə-seez//ˈpɹɑ.sə.siːs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Procession
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is soft, the “e” is short, the “ssi” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the second “o” turns into an i-schwa

/prə-SEH-shihn//prə.ˈsɛ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Procrastinate
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “c” is hard, the “a” is short, the “i” is 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) 

– /pruh-KRæS-tih-nay[t]//pɹə(ʌ).ˈkɹæs.tə(ɪ).ne[t]/ – Notice that the stress is on the second syllable –

Procrastinating
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “c” is hard, the “a” is short, the “i” is an i-schwathe second “a” is a True Long “A”, the second “t” is a flap-t, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pruh-KRæS-tih-nay-ding//pɹə(ʌ).ˈkɹæs.tə(ɪ).ne.ɾɪŋ/ – Notice that the stress is on the second syllable –

Procrastinator
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “c” is hard, the “a” is short, the first “t” is pronounced like the letter “d”, the “i” turns into an i-schwathe second “a” is a True Long “A”, the second “t” (usually) turns into a flap-d, and for the “-or” suffix – the “o” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /pruh-KRæS-dih-nay-d’r//pɹə(ʌ).ˈkɹæs.də(ɪ).ne.ɾɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Produce (noun)
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “u” is long, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/PROH-doos//ˈpɹo.dus/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Produce (verb)
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is long, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/prə-DOOS/ – /pɹə.ˈdus/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Produced
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is long, the “c” is soft, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “s” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t” but is (often) stopped

/prə-DOOS-[t]//pɹə.ˈdus.[t]/– Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Producer
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is long, the “c” is soft, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-DOO-s’r//pɹə.ˈdu.sɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Product
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the “u” turns into a u-schwa, and the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/PRAH-duh[k]-t//ˈpɹɑ.də(ʌ)[k].t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable

Production
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is long, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prə-DUH[K]-shihn//pɹə.ˈdʌ[k].ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Productive
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is long, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-DUH[K]-tihv//pɹə.ˈdʌ[k].tə(ɪ)v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Productivity
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “u” is a u-schwa, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, the first “i” is short, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final”y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/proh-duh[k]-TIH-vih-dee//ˌpɹo.də(ʌ)[k].ˈtɪ.və(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the main stress is on the third syllable

Products
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the “u” is short, the “c” is hard but (often) stopped

– /PRAH-duh[k]-ts//ˈpɹɑ.ɾʌ[k].ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a third syllable

Profession
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “ss” combination combines with the “-sion” suffix, and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-FEH-shihn//pɹə.ˈfɛ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that –

Professional
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “ss” combination combines with the “-sion” suffix, and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /prə-FEH-shih-nəl//pɹə.ˈfɛ.ʃə(ɪ).nəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Professionalism
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “ss” combination combines with the “-sion” suffix, and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue), for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ism” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “s” and the “m” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /prə-FEH-shih-nəl-ih-zəm//pɹə.ˈfɛ.ʃə(ɪ).nəl.ə(ɪ).zəm/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Professor
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and for the “-or” suffix – the “o” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-FEH-s’r//pɹə.ˈfɛ.sɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Proficiency
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, first “i” is short, the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, the second “c” is soft, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/prə-FIH-shihn-see/ – /pɹə.ˈfɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Proficient
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, first “i” is short, the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/prə-FIH-shihn[t]/ – /pɹə.ˈfɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Proficiently
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is short, the “ci” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, 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 suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-FIH-shihn[t]-lee//pɹə.ˈfɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n[t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Profile
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “i” is long, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/PROH-fai-y’l//ˈpɹo.faiː.jl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Profit
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

– /PRAH-fih[t]//ˈpɹɑ.fə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Profitable
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and for the “-able” suffix – the “a” turns into a u-schwa, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “b” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAH-fih-duh-bəl//ˈpɹɑ.fə(ɪ).də(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Profitability
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the second “i” is short, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final”y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prah-fih-duh-BIH-lih-dee/ – /pɹɑ.fɪ.də(ʌ).ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the fourth syllable –

Program
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “g” is hard, and the “a” is short

/PROH-græm/ –/ˈpɹo.gɹæm/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Progress (noun)
– For this word, the “o” is short, the “g” is hard, the “e” is short, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

– /PRAH-grehs//ˈpɹɑ.gɹɛs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Progress (verb)
– For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “g” is hard, the “e” is short, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

– /prə-GREHS//pɹə.ˈgɹɛs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prohibit
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “h” is pronounced, the first “i” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

– /proh-HIH-bih-[t]//pɹo.ˈhɪ.bə(ɪ)[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prohibited
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “h” is pronounced, the first “i” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” (sometimes) turns into a flap-t, and since the root word ends with the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

– /proh-HIH-bih-dih[d]//pɹo.ˈhɪ.bɪ.ɾə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prohibition
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “h” is almost silent, the first “i” turns into a true-schwa, the second “i” is short, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/pro-[h]ə-BIH-shihn//ˌpɹo.[h]əˈbɪ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the major stress is on the third syllable and that there is a minor stress on the first syllable –

Project (noun)
– For this word, the “o” is short, 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, and the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/PRAH-dʒeh[k]-t//ˈpɹɑ.dʒɛ[k].t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable

Project (verb)
– For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, 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, and the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

– /prə-dʒE[K]-t//pɹə.dʒɛ[k]-t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable –

Projects
– For this word, the “o” is short, 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, and the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/PRAH-dʒeh[k]-ts//ˈpɹɑ.dʒɛ[k].ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a third syllable

Projector
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, 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 “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, for the “-or” suffix – the “o” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-dʒEH[K]-t’r//pɹə.ˈdʒɛ[k].tɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Projectors
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, 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 “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, for the “-or” suffix – the “o” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/prə-dʒEH[K]-t’r-z//pɹə.ˈdʒɛ[k].tɚ.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a fourth syllable

Prolific
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the first “i” is short, and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /proh-LIH-fihk//pɹo.ˈlɪ.fɪk/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prominent
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ent” 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)

/PRAH-mih-nihn-[t]//ˈpɹɑ.mə(ɪ).nə(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the final “t” (when not stopped) acts as a fourth syllable –

Promise
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent

/PRAH-mihs//ˈpɹɑ.mə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Promising
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, 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)

/PRAH-mih-sing//ˈpɹɑ.mə(ɪ).sɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Promote
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/prə-MOH[T]//pɹə.ˈmo[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Promoted
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, the “t” is a flap-t, and since the root word ends with the sound of the letter “t” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/prə-MOH-dih[d]/ – /pɹə.ˈmo.ɾə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Promotion
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prə-MOH-shihn//pɹə.ˈmo.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Promotions
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), then the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/prə-MOH-shihn-z//pɹə.ˈmo.ʃə(ɪ)n.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a fourth syllable –

Prompt
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “p” is (usually) stopped, and the final “t” is (sometimes) stopped

/prahm-[p][t]//pɹɑm.[p][t]/ – Notice also that the “pt” combination (regardless of which is stopped) acts as a second syllable

Promptly
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “p” is (usually) stopped, the “t” is (sometimes) stopped, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAHM-[p][t]-lee//ˈpɹɑm.[p][t].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pronoun
 – For this word, the “o” is long, and the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination

– /PROH-nown//ˈpɹo.naun/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pronounce
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination, the “c” is soft, and the “e” is silent

– /prə-NOWN-s//pɹə.naun.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a third syllable –

Pronunciation
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “u” is a short, the “c” is soft, the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “a” is a Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prə-nuhn-see-AY-shihn/ – /prə.ˌnʌn.siː.ˈeiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress is on the second syllable and that the major stress is on the fourth syllable –

Proof
 – For this word, the “oo” combination is pronounced like the single long letter “u” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/proof//pɹuf/

Propaganda
 – For this word, the first “o” is short, the first “a” turns into a u-schwa, the “g” is hard, the second “a” is short, and the third “a” turns into a u-schwa

/prah-puh-GæN-duh//prɑ.pə(ʌ).ˈgæn.də(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Proper
 – For this word, the “o” is short, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAH-p’r/ – /ˈpɹɑ.pɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Properly
 – For this word, the “o” is short, for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PRAH-p’r-lee//ˈpɹɑ.pɚ.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Property
 – For this word, the first “o” is short, the “e” disappears, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PRAH-p’r-dee//ˈpɹɑ.pɚ.ɾi ː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Proportion
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prə-POHR-shihn//pɹə.ˈpoɹ.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Proposal
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə.POH-zəl//pɹə.ˈpo.zəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Propose
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/prə-POHZ//pɹə.ˈpoz / – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Proposed
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the second “o” is long, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “z” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

– /prə-POHZ-[D]//pɹə.ˈpoz.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

Prospect
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/PRAHS-peh[k]-[t]//ˈpɹɑs.pɛ[k].[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Prospective
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-SPEHK-dihv//pɹə.spɛk.də(ɪ)v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prosperity
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” is pronounced like the Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prahs-PAYR-ih-dee/ – /pɹɑs.peɪɹ.ə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Prosperous
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “e” disappears, 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)

/PRAHS-p’r-ihs//ˈpɹɑs.pɚ.ə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Protect
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/prə-TEH[K]-t//pɹə.ˈtɛ[k].t / – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Protection
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/prə-TEH[K]-shihn//pɹə.ˈtɛ[k].ʃə(ɪ)n / – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Protest
 – For this word, the “o” is long, the “e” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/PROH-tehs[t]//ˈpɹo.tɛs[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Protocol
 – For this word, the first “o” is long, the “t” is a flap-t, the second “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “c” is hard, and the third “o” is pronounced like the “aw” combination

/PROH-də.kawl//ˈpɹo.ɾə.kɔl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Prototype
 – For this word, the first “o” is long, the first “t” is a flap-t, the second “o” is long, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “p” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/PROH-doh-tigh[p]//ˈpɹo.ɾo.tʌiː[p]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Protruding
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “u” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, 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)

/prə-CHROO-ding//pɹə.ˈtʃɹu.ɾɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Proud
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/prow[d]//pɹɑu[ɾ]/ –

Proudest
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “d” is a flap-d, and for the “-est” 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)

/PROW-dihs-[t]/ – /ˈpɹau.ɾə(ɪ)s.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when it is not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Proudly
 – For this word, the “ou” combination is pronounced like the “ow” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PROW-[d]-lee//ˈpɹau.[ɾ].liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prove
 – For this word, the “o” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, and the final “e” is silent

/proov//pɹuv/ –

Proved
 – For this word, the “o” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, and since the root word ends with the sound of the letter “v” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (sometimes) stopped

/proov[d]//pɹuv.[d]/ – Notice also that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a second syllable –

Proven
 – For this word, the “o” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, and the final “e” turns into an i-schwa

/PROO-vihn//ˈpɹu.və(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Provide
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, and the final “e” is silent

/prə-VAI[D]//pɹə.ˈvaiː[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Provided
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “d” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/prə-VAI-dih[d]//pɹə.ˈvaiː.ɾə(ɪ)[ɾ] / – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Providing
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, 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)

/prə-VAI-ding//pɹə.ˈvaiː.ɾɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Provision
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prə-VIH-zhihn//pɹə.ˈvɪ.ʒə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Provisions
 – For this word, the “o” turns into a true-schwa, the first “i” is short, and for the “-sion” suffix – the “si” combination is pronounced like the voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into an i-schwa (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/prə-VIH-zhihn-z//pɹə.ˈvɪ.ʒə(ɪ)n.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a fourth syllable  –

Provocative
 – For this word, the first “o” turns into a u-schwa, the second “o” is short, the “c” is hard, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the “t” (usually) is a flap-t, and for the “-ive” suffix – the “i” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/pruh-VAH-kuh-dihv/ – /pɹə(ʌ).ˈvɑ.kə(ʌ).ɾə(ɪ)v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Proximity
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “x” is pronounced like the “ks” combination, the first “i” is short, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/prahk-SIH-mih-dee//pɹɑkˈsɪ.mə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

Proxy
 – For this word, the “o” is short, the “x” is pronounced like a “ks” combination, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

– /PRAHK-see//ˈpɹɑk.siː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Prudent
 – For this word, the “u” is long, the “d” is a flap-d, and for the “-ent” 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)

/PROO-dihn[t]//ˈpru.ɾə(ɪ)n[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Pry
– For this word, the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”

/prai//pɹaiː/

Ps

Psychiatrist
 – For this word, the “P” is silent, the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”, the “ch” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “c”, the “i” is long, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the last “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

– /sai-KAI-uh-chrihs-[t]//saiː.ˈkaiː.ə(ʌ).tʃɹə(ɪ)s.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” (when not stopped) acts as a fifth syllable –

Psychological
 – For this word, the “P” is silent, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “ch” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “c”, the first “o”turns into a u-schwa, the second “o”is short, the “g” is soft, the “i” is an i-schwa, the second “c” is hard, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /sigh-kuh-LAH-dʒih-kəl/ – /sʌiː.kə(ʌ).lɑ.dʒə(ɪ).kəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –

Psychologist
 – For this word, the “P” is silent, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “ch” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “c”, the first “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “g” is soft, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/sai-KAH-luh-dʒɪs-[t]//saiː.ˈkɑ.lə(ʌ).dʒɪs.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a fifth syllable

Psychology
 – For this word, the “P” is silent, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “ch” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “c”, the first “o” is short, the second “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “g” is soft, the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/sai-KAH-luh-dʒee//saiː.ˈkɑ.lə(ʌ).dʒiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Psychopaths
 – For this word, the “P” is silent, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “ch” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “c”, the “o” is long, the “a” is short, and the “th” combination is un-voiced

/SIGH-koh-pæ-ths//ˈsʌiː.ko.pæ.θs/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Pu

Pub
– For this word, the “u” is short, and the final “b” is (sometimes) stopped

/puh[b]//pʌ[b]/

Public
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

– /PUHB-lih[k]//ˈpʌb.lɪ[k]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Publication
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwathe “a” is a Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong, and for the “-tion” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “o” turns into a i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/puh-blih-KAY-shihn//ˌpʌ.blə(ɪ).ˈkeiː.shə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

Publicity
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a u-schwa, the first “i” is short, the “c” is soft, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final”y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /puh-BLIH-sih-dee//pə(ʌ).ˈblɪ.sə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Publicizing
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, the second “i” is long, and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PUH-blih-sai-zing//ˈpʌ.blə(ɪ).saiː.zɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Publicly
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is and i-schwa, the “c” is hard, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PUH-blihk-lee//ˈpʌ.blə(ɪ)k.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Publish
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/PUH-blihsh//ˈpʌ.blə(ɪ)ʃ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Publishing
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the “sh” combination is un-voiced, 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)

/PUH-blih-shing//ˈpʌ.blə(ɪ).ʃɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Published
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “sh” combination is un-voiced, and since the root-word ends with the “sh” sound – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent and the “d” is pronounced like the letter “t” but is (often) stopped

– /PUH-blihsh-[t]//ˈpʌb.lə(ɪ)ʃ.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –

Puffiness
 – For this word, the “u” 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 “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, and for the “-ness” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the “ss” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “s” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue) & (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PUH-fee-nis//ˈpʌ.fiː.nə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pull
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a true-schwa, and the “ll” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “l” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/pəl//pəl/

Pulled
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a true-schwa, 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 since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “l”, the “e” of the “”-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

– /pəl[d]/ – /pəl[d]/ –

Pulling
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a true-schwa, the “ll” combination is pronounced like the single letter “l” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the words “sing”, or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /-ling/ – /ˈpə.lɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pulmonary
– For this word, the “u” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” turns into a u-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)

/PəL-muh-nayr-ee//ˈpəl.mə(ʌ).neɪɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Pulse
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent

/puhl-s//pʌl.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pulses
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/PUHL-sihz//ˈpʌl.sə(ɪ)z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pulverize
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a u-schwa, the “e” disappears, 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)

– /PUHL-v’r-aiz//ˈpə(ʌ)l.vɚ.aiːz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pulverized
 – For this word, the “u” turns into a u-schwa, the “e” disappears,for the “-ize” suffix – the “i” is long, and the “e” combines with the “ed” ending (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “z” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

– /PUHL-v’r-aiz-[d]//ˈpə(ʌ)l.vɚ.aiːz.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a fourth syllable

Pump
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the second “p” is (often) stopped

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

Pumped
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the second “p” is stopped, and since the root-word ends with the letter “p” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t”

/PUHM[P]-t//ˈpʌm[p].t/ – Notice also that the “t” ending acts as a second syllable

Punch
 – For this word, the “u” is short

/puhn-ch//pʌn.tʃ/ – Notice also that the “ch” ending acts as a second syllable

Punched
 – For this word, the “u” is short, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the “ch” combination – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is pronounced like the letter “t”

/PUHN-ch-t//ˈpʌn.tʃ.t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable

Punctual
 – For this word, the first “u” is short, the “n” is pronounced like the “ng” combination (this is due to the sound of the hard letter “c” directly after it), the “c” is hard but is (usually) stopped, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” is long, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PUHNG[K]-choo-əl//ˈpʌŋ[k].tʃu.əl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Pundits
– For this word, the “u” is short, and the “i” is short

/PUHN-dih-ts//ˈpʌn.dɪ.ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “ts” combination acts as a separate syllable

Punish
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/PUH-nihsh//ˈpʌ.nə(ɪ)ʃ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Punishment
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, 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 letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/PUH-nish-mihn[t]//ˈpʌ.nə(ɪ)ʃ.mə(ɪ)n[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pupil
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and the “i” turns into a true-schwa

/PYOO-pəl//ˈpju.pəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Puppy
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “pp” combination is pronounced simply as a single letter “p”, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PUH-pee/ – /ˈpʌ.piː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purchase
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “e” is silent

/P’R-chihs//ˈpɚ.tʃə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purchasing
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, the “a” turns into an i-schwa, and the “-ing” ending is pronounced like in the word “sing” or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/P’R-chih-sing//ˈpɚ.tʃə(ɪ).sɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Pure
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and the final “e” is silent

/pyoor//pjuɹ/

Purely
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and for the “-ly” suffix – the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PYOOR-lee//ˈpjuɹ.liː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purer
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, there is a phantom letter “r” in-between the first “r” and the “e” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next) and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/PYOUR-rər/ – /ˈpjuɹ.ɹɚ/ – Notice also  that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purify
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “i”

– /PYOU-rih-fai//ˈpjuɹ.ɪ.faiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purified
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “ie” combination is pronounced like the long letter “i”, and the final “d” is a flap-d

– /PYOU-rih-fai[d]//ˈpjuɹ.ɪ.faiː[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purity
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final”y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

– /PYOU-rih-dee//ˈpjuɹ.ə(ɪ)ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purple
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “p” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/P’R-pəl//ˈpɚ.pəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purpose
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, the “o” turns into an i-schwa, and the “e” is silent

– /P’R-pihs//ˈpəɹ.pə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purposes
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, the “o” turns into an i-schwa, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”

– /P’R-pihs-ihz/ – /ˈpəɹ.pə(ɪ).sə(ɪ)z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Purse
 – For this word, the “u” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/p’rs/ – /pɚs/ –

Pursue
 – For this word, the first “u” disappears, and the “ue” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “u”

/p’r-SOO/ – /pɚ.ˈsu/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Pursuing
 – For this word, the first “u” disappears, the second “u” is long, there is a phantom “w” in-between the “u” and the “i” (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)

/p’r-SOO-wing/ – /pɚ.ˈsu.wɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –

Push
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced as a true-schwa / Short “I” Diphthong (like in the word “book” or “foot”), and the “sh” combination is un-voiced

/pəihsh//pəɪʃ/

Pushed
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced as a true-schwa / Short “I” Diphthong (like in the word “book” or “foot”), and since the root-word ends with the sound of the “sh” combination – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the “d” is pronounced like the letter “t” but is (often) stopped

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

Pushy
 – For this word, the “u” is pronounced as a true-schwa / Short “I” Diphthong (like in the word “book” or “foot”), and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/PəIH-shee//ˈpəɪ.ʃiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

Put
 – For this word, the “oo” combination is pronounced as a true-schwa / Short “I” Diphthong (like in the word “book” or “foott”), and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/pəih[t]/ – /pəɪ[t]/ –

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

– /PUH-zəl//ˈpʌ.zəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Puzzled
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “zz” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “z” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “z” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “l”, the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

– /PUH-zəl[d]//ˈpʌ.zəl[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –

Puzzles
 – For this word, the “u” is short, the “zz” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “z” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “z” and the “l” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), the “e” is silent, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

– /PUH-zəl-z//ˈpʌ.zəl.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a separate syllable –

Py

Pyramid
 – For this word, the “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, the “i” is an i-schwa, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

/PEER-uh-mih[d]//ˈpiːɹ.ə(ʌ).mə(ɪ)[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter P ) –


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