– American English Pronunciation –

– ( Letter R:  Res ) –


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.

Res

 

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

 

Reschedule (re-Schedule)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “ch” is pronounced like the single hard letter “c”, the second “e” is short, the “d” is pronounced like the soft letter “g” (this is due to the placement of the letter “u” directly after it), the “u” is long, there is a phantom-schwa in-between the “u” and the “l”, and the final “e” is silent

/ree-SKEH-dʒoo-əl//ɹiː.ˈskɛ.dʒu.əl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Rescue
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “c” is hard, and the “ue” combination is pronounced like the pronoun “you”

/REHS-kyou//ˈɹɛs.kju/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Rescued
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “c” is hard, and the “ue” combination is pronounced like the pronoun “you”, and since the root-word ends with the sound of the letter “u” – the “e” of the “-ed” ending is silent, and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped

/REHS-kyou-[d]//ˈɹɛs.kju.[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Research (re-Search)
– for this word, the first “e” is long, and the “ea” combination disappears

/REE-s’r-ch//ˈɹiː.sɚ.tʃ/ – Notice also that the “ch” ending acts as a third syllable –

 

Researchers (re-Search-ers)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “ea” combination disappears, the second “e” disappears, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/REE-s’r-ch’r-z//ˈɹiː.sɚ.tʃɚ.z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “z” ending acts as a fourth syllable

 

Reservation
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” disappears, 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)

/reh-z’r-VAY-shihn//ˌɹɛ.zɚ.ˈveiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

 

Reserve
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” disappears, and the final “e” is silent

/rə-Z’R-v//ɹə.ˈzɚv/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Reserved
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” disappears, 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 (sometimes) stopped

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

 

Reservoir
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the second “e” turns into a u-schwa, the second “r” (almost) disappears, and the “oi” combination is pronounced like a “wah” combination

/REH-zuh-vwahr//ˈɹɛ.sə(ʌ).vwɑɹ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Reset (re-Set)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the second “e” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/rə-SEH[T]//ɹə.ˈsɛ[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resident
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “i” is an i-schwa, and for the “-ent” 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)

/REH-zih-dihn-[t]//ˈɹɛ.zə(ɪ).də(ɪ)n.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a fourth syllable

 

Residential
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the first “i” is an i-schwa, for the “-ent” suffix – the “e” is short, the “t” combines with the “-tial” suffix, and for the “-tial” suffix – the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/reh-zih-DEHN-shəl//ˌɹɛ.zə(ɪ).ˈdɛn.ʃəl/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the first syllable and that the major stress is on the third syllable

 

Resign
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “i” is long, and the “g” is silent

/rə-ZAIN//ɹə.ˈzaiːn/ – Notice also that the the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resignation
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “i” is an i-schwa, the “g” is hard but is (almost) stopped, 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)

/reh-zih[g]-NAY-shihn//ɹɛ.zə(ɪ)[g].ˈneiː.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

Resigning
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the first “i” is long, the first “g” is silent, 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)

/ree-ZAIN-ing//ɹiː.ˈzaiː.nɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resist
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the first “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “i” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

 

Resistance
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the first “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “i” is short, and for the “-ance” suffix – the “a” turns into an i-schwa, the “c” is soft, and the “e” is silent (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-ZIHS-tihn-s//ɹə.ˈzɪs.tə(ɪ)n.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resolve (re-Solve)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “o” is pronounced like the “aw” combination, and the final “e” is silent

/rə-ZAWL-v//ɹə.ˈzɔl.v/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resolved (re-Solved)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “o” is pronounced like the “aw” combination, 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

/ree-ZAWL-v-[d]//ɹiː.zɔl.v.[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “d” ending acts as a fourth syllable

 

Resonate
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “o” turns into a u-schwa, and for the “-ate” suffix – the “a” is a True Long “A”, the “t” is (usually) stopped, and the final “e” is silent (this is one of two standard pronunciations of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/REH-zuh-nay[t]//ˈɹɛ.zə(ʌ)n.ei[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Resort
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “o” is long, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

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

 

Resource (re-Source)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “ou” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o”, the “c” is soft, and the final “e” is silent

/REE-sohr-s//ɹiː.ˈsoɹ.s/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “s” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Resources (re-Sources)
– For this word, the first “e” is long, the “ou” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “o”, the “c” is soft, the second “e” turns into an i-schwa, and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”

/REE-sohr-sihz//ˈɹiː.soɹ.sə(ɪ)z/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

Respect
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the second “e” is short, and the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped

/rə-SPEH[K]-t//ɹə.ˈspɛ[k].t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Respected
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the second “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, 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

/rə-SPEH[K]-tih[d]//ɹə.ˈspɛ[k].tə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Respecting
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the second “e” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, 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-SPEH[K]-ting//ɹə.ˈspɛ[k].tɪŋ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Respiratory
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “i” disappears, the “a” turns into a u-schwa, and for “-ory” suffix – the “o” is long, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/REHS-pruh-tohr-ee//ˈɹɛs.pɹə(ʌ).toɹ.iː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Responsibilities (Response-abilities)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is short, the first “i” is an i-schwa, the second “i” is short, and for the plural form of the “-ity” suffix – the first “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, the “ie” combination is pronounced simply like the single long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), and the final “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-spahn-sih-BIH-lih-deez//ɹə.ˌspɑn.sə(ɪ).ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiːz / – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the second syllable and that the major stress is on the fourth syllable

 

Responsibility (Response-ability)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is short, the first “i” turns into a true-schwa, the second “i” is short, and for the “-ity” suffix – the “i” is an i-schwa, the “t” is a flap-t, and the final “y” is pronounced like the long letter “e” (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/rə-spahn-sə-BIH-lih-dee//ɹə.ˌspɑn.sə.ˈbɪ.lə(ɪ).ɾiː/ – Notice also that there is a minor stress on the second syllable and that the major stress is on the fourth syllable

 

Responsible (Response-able)
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “o” is short, the “i” is an i-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

/rə-SPAHN-sih-bəl//ɹə.ˈspɑn.sə(ɪ).bəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Resurrection
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced like the letter “z”, the “u” disappears, the “rr” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “r” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue), the second “e” is short, the “c” is hard, 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)

/reh-z’r-EHK-shihn//ɹɛ.zɚ.ˈɹɛk.ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable

 

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

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

 

Restaurant
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the disappearance of the “au” combination, thus making sound of the letter “r” the next sound after the “t”), the “au” combination disappears, the second “a” is pronounced like the short letter “o”, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/REHS-chrahn-[t]//ˈɹɛs.tʃɹɑn.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Restful (Rest-full)
– For this word, the “e” is short, the “t” is (often) stopped, and for the “-ful” suffix – the “u” turns into a true-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)

/REHS-[T]-fəl//ˈɹɛs.[t].fəl/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

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

/rə-STOHR//ɹə.ˈstoɹ/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Restrict
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, and the final “t” is (sometimes) stopped

/rə-SCHRIH[K]-[t]//ɹə.ˈstʃɹɪ[k].[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable

 

Restricted
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is (often) stopped, 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

/rə-SCHRIH[K]-tih[d]//ɹə.ˈstʃɹɪ[k].tə(ɪ)[ɾ]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Restriction
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “t” is pronounced like the “ch” combination (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the “i” is short, the “c” is hard but is almost stopped, 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)

/rə-SCHRIH[K]-shihn//ɹə.ˈstʃɹɪ[k].ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Result
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “u” is short, and the final “t” is (often) stopped

/ree-ZUHL-[t]//ɹiː.ˈzʌl.[t]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “t” ending acts as a thirds syllable

 

Results
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, and the “u” is short

/ree-ZUHL-ts//ɹiː.ˈzʌl-ts/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable and that the “ts” ending acts as a third syllable

 

Resume
– For this word, the first “e” turns into a true-schwa, the “s” is pronounced like almost the letter “z”, the “u” is long, and the final “e” is silent

/rə-ZOOM//ɹə.ˈzum/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable

 

Résumé
– For this word, the first “e” is short, the “s” is pronounced almost like the letter “z”, the “u” is long, and the final “e” is pronounced like the Long “A” / Long “E” Diphthong

/REH-zoo-may//ˈɹɛ.zu.meiː/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

 

– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter R ) –


Jump To…

Aa . Bb . Cc . Dd . Ee . Ff . Gg . Hh . Ii . Jj . Kk . Ll . Mm . Nn . Oo . Pp . Qq . Rr . Ss . Tt . Uu . Vv . Ww . Xx . Yy . Zz
Numbers

 


 

Explore GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Leave a Reply

Yo!