What is pronunciation?

  • (noun): The way a word or a language is customarily spoken.
    Example: "The pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation"
    Synonyms: orthoepy
    See also — Additional definitions below

Pronunciation

Pronunciation refers to the ability to use the correct stress, rhythm and intonation of a word in a spoken language. A word can be spoken in different ways by various individuals or groups, depending on many factors, such as: the area in which they grew up, the area in which they now live, if they have a speech or voice disorder, their ethnic group, their social class, or their education.

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Some articles on pronunciation:

Comanche Language - Writing System
... The alphabet is as follows Alphabet Pronunciation Alphabet Pronunciation Alphabet Pronunciation Alphabet Pronunciation Alphabet Pronunciation Alphabet Pronunciation a /a/ b /p/ e /e/ h /h/ i /i/ k /k ...
Anglophone Pronunciation Of Foreign Languages - Esperanto
... It is allowed though to replace ĥ with k both in pronunciation (so replacing /x/ with /k/) as in spelling ... Other pronunciation dificulties are related to the pronunciation of letter combinations ... The combination "sc" has the pronunciation /sts/ not /s/ or /sk/ ...

More definitions of "pronunciation":

  • (noun): The manner in which someone utters a word.
    Example: "They are always correcting my pronunciation"