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  1. 1. PronunciationFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"Pronounced" redirects here. For the Lynyrd Skynyrd album commonly referred to as "Pronounced", see (Pronounced Lĕh-nérd Skin-nérd).For pronunciation on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation. Look up pronunciation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.Pronunciation refers to the ability to use the correct stress, rhythm, and intonation of a word in a spoken language. A word can bespoken in different ways by various individuals or groups, depending on many factors, such as: the area in which they grew up, the areain which they now live, if they have a speech or voice disorder,[1] their ethnic group, theirsocial class, or their education.[2] Contents [hide]1 Linguistic terminology2 See also3 References4 External links[edit]Linguistic terminologySyllables are counted as units of sound (phones) that they use in their language. The branch of linguistics which studies these units ofsound is phonetics. Phones which play the same role are grouped together into classes called phonemes; the study of these isphonemics or phonematics or phonology. Phones as components of articulation are usually described using the International PhoneticAlphabet (IPA).[3][edit]See also Wikipedia:IPA for English — the principal key used in Wikipedia articles to transcribe the pronunciation of English words Wikipedia:Pronunciation respelling key — a secondary key for pronunciation, which mimics English orthography Wikipedia:United States dictionary transcription — another secondary key, more familiar to users of traditional US dictionaries Wiktionary:Pronunciation - entries in the English Wiktionary may contain a Pronunciation section[edit]References
  2. 2. 1. ^ Beech, John R.; Harding, Leonora; Hilton-Jones, Diana (1993). Assessment in speech and language therapy. CUP Archive. p. 55.ISBN 0-415-07882-2. 2. ^ Labov, William (2003). "Some Sociolinguistic Principles". In Paulston, Christina Bratt; Tucker, G. Richard. Sociolinguistics: the essential readings. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 234– 250. ISBN 0-631-22717-2. 3. ^ Schultz, Tanja; Kirchhoff, Katrin (2008). Multilingual speech processing. Academic Press. p. 12. ISBN 0-12-088501-8.[edit]External links Forvo — All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers. See also Forvo. Inogolo — American English audio pronunciation guide Sounds Familiar? — Listen to examples of regional accents and dialects from across the UK on the British Librarys Sounds Familiar website Howjsay — Enter a word to hear it spoken. Over 146,133 words in British English with alternative pronunciations. This linguistics article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.View page ratingsRate this pageWhats this?TrustworthyObjectiveCompleteWell-written I am highly knowledgeable about this topic (optional)Submit ratingsCategories: Phonetics Speech Linguistics stubsNavigation menu Create account Log inArticleTalkRead
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