– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Ren ) –


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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.

Ren

 

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

Renew (re-New)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, and the “ew” combination is pronounced like the long letter “u” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue)

/rə-NOO//ɹə.ˈnu/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Renewable (re-New-able)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “ew” combination is pronounced like the long letter “u” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), 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-NOO-uh-bəl//ɹə.ˈnu.ə(ʌ)bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Renewal (re-New-al)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “ew” combination is pronounced like the long letter “u” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination 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)

/rə-NOO-əl//ɹə.ˈnu.əl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Renovating
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, the “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is a flap-t, 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)

/REH-nuh-vay-ding//ˈɹɛ.nə(ʌ).veiː.ɾɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Renovations
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, 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 an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/REH-nuh-vay-shihn-z//ˈɹɛ.nə(ʌ).veiː.ʃə(ɪ)n.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a fifth syllable

 

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

/rə-NOWN//ɹə.ˈnɑun/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

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

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

 

Rented
– For this word, the first “e” is short, 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

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

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –


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