– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter Q:  Quo ) –


 

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Quo

 

Qua . Que . Qui

 

Quote
– For this word, the “Qu” combination is pronounced like the “Kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “o” is long, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

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

 

Quotient
– For this word, the “Qu” combination sounds like a “Kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “o” is long, the “ti” combination sounds like the un-voiced “sh” combination, the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/KWOH-shihn[t]//ˈkwo.ʃə(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

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter Q ) –

 


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