Tag: pronunciation

61 What characteristics are unique to English (or at least rare among language as a whole)? 2012-08-15T18:30:24.147

32 Why do Japanese people have difficulties in pronouncing English? 2017-05-02T10:47:25.207

13 French conjugation, spoken vs written 2011-09-23T17:03:51.790

13 Why don't the French pronounce consonants at the ends of words? 2012-09-28T13:56:56.890

12 What's the term for correspondence between the written and the spoken form of a language? 2011-10-01T17:11:38.740

10 In Turkish, how exactly does "ğ" affect the vowel it follows? 2011-09-21T21:38:09.790

10 How to distinguish Korean "ㅔ" /e/ and "ㅐ" /ɛ/? 2012-09-25T04:49:02.337

9 Can you give me some tips on how to pronounce ejective consonants? 2011-09-21T23:48:09.800

8 What is this phenomenon called, and is it the only occurrence? 2012-01-23T18:25:25.477

8 How is an intervocalic "g" pronounced in Andean Spanish? 2014-07-04T09:08:29.543

8 Confused about vowel diagram (Vowel chart)! Can you clarify & explain how to read it? 2015-07-16T04:03:34.387

8 Is it possible for an adult to learn a language without carrying a foreign accent? 2017-11-07T23:36:47.987

7 How exactly do the sounds of Arabic "ﻕ" and Georgian "ყ" differ? 2011-11-03T13:43:27.103

7 Are there any "simple" languages? 2012-06-23T18:33:41.080

7 Is there a voiced-unvoiced pair for R or L in any language? 2017-06-26T07:58:56.210

6 What do you call a failed attempt to use the "standard" speech? 2016-06-28T10:06:21.650

6 American English speakers needing subtitles more often 2016-10-09T10:39:33.347

5 If similar phonemes are pronounced the same, will this be difficult to understand for a native speaker? 2011-10-24T03:39:08.897

5 Criteria for separating Korean words 2012-11-01T06:39:05.020

5 Bostonian Accent 2013-01-01T09:19:42.403

5 Multimedia materials for pronunciation learning 2013-01-25T05:23:50.873

5 What vowels are most likely to be deleted in European Portuguese? 2013-09-20T19:47:25.020

5 Phonology vs phonetics : /ʁɔz/ vs [ʁoz] 2015-04-19T17:05:32.463

5 To which extent are people’s perceptions of their own pronunciation influenced by the language’s orthography? 2015-11-07T10:23:05.640

5 Can one tell interdental n, l, from alveolar n, l, by hearing? 2016-09-15T21:26:17.883

5 Are syllable initial consonant clusters pronounced in Ancient Greek? 2017-03-08T14:34:03.020

5 Do Linguists pronounce PIE roots 2017-03-23T19:04:14.973

4 Is the sound "ř" unique to Czech? 2011-09-21T22:41:34.470

4 Are there different terms for when a language has two ways to spell a sound vs. two ways to pronounce a spelling? 2011-10-20T09:50:23.747

4 What's going on when I hear people pronounce Georgian "ვ" like "w" instead of like "v" as it always seems to be defined? 2011-12-12T14:13:06.240

4 Is the concept of syllables pronunciation-relevant in languages with mora-based pronunciation? 2012-05-18T01:13:35.800

4 How can nasalized vowels in English be explained? 2013-02-19T07:53:10.293

4 Cellar door and Indo-European languages 2013-04-08T14:29:04.430

4 Why is English spelling so inconsistent? 2013-08-13T08:44:57.887

4 Word-initial consonant clusters beginning with /s/ or /ʃ/, an Indo-European characteristic? 2013-08-26T10:00:49.317

4 How is Sanskrit "va" supposed to be pronounced? 2013-11-30T19:59:47.840

4 Are Mongolian "хан" and "хаан" the same word despite the usually important difference in vowel length? 2013-12-14T13:30:27.870

4 Were the so-called aspirates of PIE ever aspirated? 2014-07-05T14:19:28.580

4 Does Basque sound like Spanish, or vice versa? 2014-12-15T22:37:26.353

4 What is the cause of difference between British and American pronunciation? 2016-04-02T15:40:49.053

4 What is the phonetic reason for the occurence Sun and Moon letters in Arabic? 2016-04-15T07:24:25.173

4 How and why did so many French letters become silent? 2016-08-18T13:45:19.680

4 What do (...) brackets mean in phonetic spelling? 2016-11-04T12:05:34.757

4 Is the Polish pronunciation of Łódź [wut͡ɕ] or [wudʑ]? 2017-01-17T04:19:40.907

4 Is /ɡ/ Germanic and /dʒ/ French in English ge-/gi- words? 2017-07-10T23:42:00.220

4 Why Is It That Ancient Greek Reconstructed Pronunciation Is Always Used For Koine? 2017-08-12T22:28:08.863

4 How is it possible to reconstruct old accents of a language? 2017-09-01T17:58:00.840

3 Same sounds spelled more than one way 2012-04-17T13:50:29.973

3 How is English stereotyped by non-native speakers? 2013-04-08T15:20:57.717

3 How's Mango Languages Latin Pronunciation? 2013-04-14T15:31:48.873

3 Arabic Diacritization List 2013-10-28T10:06:27.753

3 dear, ear, fear, gear, hear, near ... why are bear/pear pronounced differently? 2014-09-22T10:35:31.660

3 What are the IPA equivalents for the special characters used to transscribe indian words? 2014-11-12T01:15:29.420

3 Are there drawbacks for a language where every word starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel? 2014-12-24T20:28:36.217

3 What's the reason behind the "silent n"? 2015-09-27T08:28:33.893

3 Detailed "quality" of /ð/ 2015-11-07T16:22:15.583

3 How Do Native South Americans Pronounce Quinoa? 2016-06-12T09:42:38.600

3 Pronunciation of ѧ and я in Old Novgorodian 2016-12-10T20:04:22.160

3 Advice on voiced and unvoiced in sanskrit sounds 2017-03-19T15:13:46.683

3 Why does "Vacuum" have two "u's," and how is it pronounced? 2017-04-06T20:35:51.157

3 Anglicisation of the voiceless velar fricative [x] 2017-04-17T13:09:27.367

3 Why is ⟨Г⟩ in Belarusian commonly Anglicised as ⟨h⟩, not ⟨g⟩? 2017-07-03T05:27:16.320

3 Why do speakers of certain East Asian languages chop off the end of English words? 2017-11-08T20:33:22.777

3 Dark L vs L Vocalisation 2018-02-01T03:54:00.617

2 Esperanto Pronunciation jx and gx & c and s 2012-08-14T18:16:51.987

2 Historical pronunciation of words in English 2013-01-15T20:13:30.573

2 Why do people from a certain region sometimes have difficulty pronouncing certain sounds? 2013-02-17T04:44:24.960

2 How are these rolled "r"s pronounced? 2013-05-21T15:48:31.733

2 Concerning Semitic Pronunciation of Pharyngeal Letters 2014-12-14T13:41:23.077

2 How to determine and listen to rarer pronunciations? 2015-03-13T20:54:44.117

2 Negation word and stress in English 2015-04-16T15:54:43.387

2 Word reduction and American T before consonant 2015-04-21T11:57:14.333

2 The sound /Ur/ in English 2015-05-31T13:16:32.353

2 Does changing the writing system for a language change the language? 2015-06-08T05:18:16.360

2 Irregular penultimate stress in English words from classical sources 2015-10-06T23:38:24.757

2 Does "d" weaken when it comes after "g" in word final position? 2015-10-28T02:56:37.673

2 "I" before, during, and after the Great Vowel Shift 2015-11-02T10:04:51.277

2 Uvular Fricative Trill vs Uvular Fricative vs Preüvular Fricative 2015-12-28T23:29:35.760

2 IPA: What is the significance of the "aah" after pause in pronunciations 2016-01-16T05:05:03.867

2 Is this letter ق pronounced almost same in Arabic and Persian? 2016-02-01T12:38:57.533

2 Is it rare for a language to contain both heterographs and heteronyms? 2016-03-22T12:59:18.007

2 Where can I find a vowel analyzer app or program? 2016-05-15T21:09:48.100

2 N vs L in South Asian Languages 2016-08-02T04:12:04.357

2 Ending a word in a stressed "h" 2016-08-20T15:05:22.847

2 What is the nature of the voiceless velar fricative, [x], in Polish? 2016-08-28T13:49:22.097

2 Phonetics - English Pronunciation of Vowels Corpus 2016-09-27T19:52:32.200

2 Does a good pronunciation improve one's ability to learn a language? 2017-01-12T15:18:16.610

2 Why is "bicycle" shortened to "bike" and not "bice"? 2017-03-12T18:18:10.717

2 How are the palatal approximant and palatalization different in Slavic languages? 2017-06-26T10:26:24.777

2 "split into" -- putting the stress on the right syllable 2017-07-13T18:21:26.127

2 Apico-alveolar consonants in Romagnol Italian and certain accents of Chinese: is that a thing? 2017-08-07T13:59:21.683

2 How much of a difference does vowel mergers make to perception of fluency? 2017-11-11T01:26:53.600

2 Looking for large word list file/db (>1k) with IPA transcriptions 2018-02-01T15:56:36.013

2 Wellsean Syllabification and Recapitulation Symbols in the LPD 2018-02-05T14:05:31.453

1 Characteristics of African American Vernacular English 2013-10-10T19:57:54.600

1 Pronunciation Dictionary for Portuguese 2013-11-19T11:54:44.597

1 Software for pronunciation training with my own sound files 2013-12-17T12:36:17.370

1 Pronunciation software? 2014-09-16T12:21:43.290

1 Name of the Armenian people/language 2014-11-03T22:36:06.787