– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Reb ) –


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The pronunciations are not Universal as there are many different dialects of the English language, both world-wide and throughout America. The pronunciations that are presented here are based upon a combination of both common usage and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue.

Reb

 

Ra . Rea . Rec . Red . Ref . Reg . Reh . Rej . Rel . Rem . Ren . Rep . Req . Res . Ret . Reu . Rev . Rew . Rh . Ri . Ro . Ru . Ry

Rebate
– For this word, the “e” is long, the “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/REE-bay-[t]//ˈriː.beiː.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

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

/rə-BEH-lee-ihs//ɹə.ˈbɛl.iː.ə(ɪ)s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Rebuild (re-Build)
– For this word, the “e” is long, the “ui” combination is pronounced simply like the single short letter “i”, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/ree-BIHL-[d]//ɹiː.ˈbɪl.[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a third syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –


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