– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Req ) –


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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.

Req

 

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

 

Request (re-Quest)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “qu” combination is pronounced like the “kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the second “e” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

 

Require
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “qu” combination is pronounced like the “kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “r” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the final “e” is silent

/rə-KWIGH-y’r//ɹə.ˈkwʌiː.jɚ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Required
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “qu” combination is pronounced like the “kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “r” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “r” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/rə-KWIGH-y’r-[d]//ɹə.ˈkwʌiː.jɚ.[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Requirement
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “qu” combination is pronounced like the “kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “r” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the second “e” is silent, and for the “-ment” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-KWIGH-y’r-mihn-[t]//ɹə.ˈkwʌiː.jɚ.mə(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a fifth syllable

 

Requirements
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “qu” combination is pronounced like a “kw” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the “i” is pronounced like the “igh” combination, there is a phantom consonat letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “r” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), the second “e” is silent, and for the “-ment” suffix – the “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “t” is (often) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-KWIGH-yer-mihn-ts//ɹə.ˈkwʌiː.jɚ.mə(ɪ)n.ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “ts” ending acts like a fifth syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –


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