How do you pronounce pear and bear?
More videos on YouTube All of these words are pronounced the same way: B-AIR. /bɛr / rhymes with hair, care, dare, fair, pear, pare, peer, rear, tear.
Are pear and pair pronounced the same?
What is the difference between pair, pare, and pear? These three words are all pronounced the same way: /pɛər/.
How do the British say watermelon?
Below is the UK transcription for ‘watermelon’:
- Modern IPA: wóːtəmɛlən.
- Traditional IPA: ˈwɔːtəmelən.
- 4 syllables: “WAW” + “tuh” + “mel” + “uhn”
How many sounds does a pear have?
Trigraph: a three letter grapheme, where three letters represent one phoneme, as in ear, air, high, pear (three letters making one sound, even in a word like pear where the ‘r’ is not really said).
Is it pronounced potato or potato?
Normally, the word “potato” is exclusively pronounced with a long A (/ej/), in both American and British usage. Various dictionaries list only this pronunciation. The Gershwin song intentionally uses a non-standard pronunciation as an exaggeration of the sociolectal differences between the two characters.
Is it pronounced zeebra or zebra?
The pronunciation of zebra in English varies between British English and American English. In the UK zebra is pronounced as zeh-bruh, with a short e, so without the “ee” sound. In the US, zebra is pronounced as zee-bruh, so with a long “e”.
What is homophone of Bear?
Bare and bear are homophones – that is, they sound the same – but have very different meanings.
What do you call two pears?
What do you call two pears? A pear pair.