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Pronunciation Of The Word “Cafeteria”



Cafeteria – For this word:  the “C” is hard;  the “a” is short;  the first “e” is pronounced as a true-schaw;  the second “e” is long;  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 final “a” is pronounced as a u-schwa.

/kæ-fuh-TEER-ee-yuh/ – /kæ.fə(ʌ).ˈtiːɹ.iːjə(ʌ)/ – Notice also that the stress is on the third syllable –


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