– American English Pronunciation –
– ( Letter E: Eg ) –
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– For this word, the “E” is long, the “g” is hard, the first “a” is a Long “A” / Short “I” Diphthong (this is due to the placement of the letter “r” directly after it), the first “i” is an i-schwa, the first “a” is short, and for the “-ian” suffix – the “i” is pronounced like the long letter “e”, there is a phantom consonant letter “y” in-between the “i” and the “a” (this is a product of the transition from one sound to the next), and the “a” turns into an i-schwa (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue)
– /ee-gæ-lih-TAYR-ee-yihn/ – /iː.gæ.lə(ɪ).ˈteɪɹ.iː.jə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the fourth syllable –
– For this word, the “E” is short, and the “gg” combination is pronounced simply like the single hard letter “g” but is (often) almost stopped
– /eh-[g]/ – /ɛ.[g]/ – Notice also that the hard “g” ending acts as a second syllable –
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “g” is soft, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, and the “p” is (usually) stopped
– /EE-dʒih[p]-t/ – /ˈiː.dʒə(ɪ)[p].t/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable and that the “t” ending (when not stopped) acts as a third syllable –
– For this word, the “E” is long, the “g” is soft, the “y” turns into an i-schwa, and the “p” is almost stopped, the “ti” combination is pronounced like the un-voiced “sh” combination, and the “a” turns into an i-schwa
– /ee-dʒIH[P]-shihn/ – /iː.ˈdʒə(ɪ)[p].ʃə(ɪ)n/ – Notice also that the stress is on the second syllable –
– ( American English Pronunciation – Letter E ) –
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
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