– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Reh ) –

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.



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


– For this word the first “e” is long, the “h” is (usually) silent, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “e” and the “a” (taking the place of the “h” if the “h” is not pronounced), the first “a” turns into a u-schwa, the first “i” is short, the second “i” is an i-schwa, the second “a” is a True Long “A”, the second “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

/ree-yuh-BIHL-ih-tay-dih[d]//ɹiː.jə(ʌ).ˈbɪ.lɪ.teiː.ɾə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice that the stress is on the third syllable


Rehydrate (re-Hydrate)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “H” is pronounced, the “y” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, the “d” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/ree-HIGH-dʒray[t]//ɹiːˈhʌiː.dʒɹeiː[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable


– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –

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