The Word “Basic”

Notice!  —  The pronunciation of any word in English (or any language at all) is not Universal.  This is because there are many different dialects of The English Language — both throughout America, and also world-wide.  The pronunciations that are presented on this site are based-upon a combination of both common usage, and the most neutral accent used in The International Common Tongue (which sounds very-much like “American English” but is more “International”).

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Most People Think The Word “Basic” Means “Not Complex”…  They Are Wrong.
It Is Simply The Adjective Form Of The Word “Base”Have The Qualities Of, Or Functioning As, A “Base”

Pronunciation Of The Word “Basic”

Basic – For this word:  The “a” is a TRUE Long A;  and for the “-ic” suffix – the “i” is pronounced as an i-schwa;  and the final “c” is hard but is (sometimes) stopped (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue).


/BAY-sih-[k]//ˈbe.sə(ɪ).[k]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable

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