– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Rem ) –


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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.

Rem

 

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

 

Remain
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, and the “ai” combination is pronounced like the Long “A” / Long “E” Dipthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/rə-MAYN//ɹə.meiːn/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remaining
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, and the “ai” combination is pronounced like the Long “A” / Long “E” Dipthong (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)

/rə-MAY-ning//ɹə.ˈmeiː.nɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remains
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, and the “ai” combination is pronounced like the Long “A” / Long “E” Dipthong (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/rə-MAYN-z//ɹə.ˈmeiːn.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Remark
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “a” is pronounced like the short letter “o”, and the final “k” is (often) stopped

/rə-MAHR-[k]//ɹə.ˈmɑɹ.[k]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “k” ending (when not stopped) acts like a third syllable

 

Remarkable (re-Mark-able)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “a” is pronounced like the short letter “o”, 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)

/rə-MAHR-kuh-bəl//ɹə.ˈmɑɹ.kə(ʌ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remedy
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the second “e” is an i-schwa, the “d” is a flap-d, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e”

/REH-mih-dee//ˈɹɛ.mə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Remember
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “e” is short, and the third “e” disappears

/rə-MEHM-b’r//ɹə.ˈmɛm.bɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remind
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is long, and the final “d” is (often) stopped

/rə-MAIN-[d]//ɹə.ˈmaiːn.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Reminded
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is long, the “e” of the “-ed” ending turns into an i-schwa, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/rə-MAIN-dih[d]//ɹə.ˈmaiːn.də(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Reminder (re-Mind-er)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “i” is long, and for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-MAIN-d’r//ɹə.ˈmaiːn.dɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remodelling (re-Model-ing)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is short, the “d” is a flap-d, the second “e” 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 the “-ing” suffix is pronounced like in the word “sing” or “ring” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-MAH-də-ling//ɹə.ˈmɑ.ɾə.lɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

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

/rə-MOHR-s//ɹə.ˈmoɹ.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Remote
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is long, the “t” is (often) stopped, and the final “e” is silent

/rə-MOH-[t]//ɹə.ˈmo.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Removal (re-Move-al)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, and for the “-al” suffix – the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-MOO-vəl//ɹə.ˈmu.vəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Remove (re-Move)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is pronounced like the long letter “u”, and the final “e” is silent

/rə-MOOV//ɹə.ˈmuv/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Removed (re-Moved)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, 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 (often) stopped

/rə-MOOV-[d]//ɹə.ˈmuv.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –


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