pronounciation vs pronunciation : Common Errors in English

About pronounciation vs pronunciation

“Pronounce” is the verb, but the O is omitted for the noun: “pronunciation.” This mistake ranks right up there in incongruity with “.”

pronunciation Meaning(s)

  • (n) the manner in which someone utters a word
  • (n) the way a word or a language is customarily spoken

pronunciation in News

  1. Say what? Midwest speaks a different language than East Coast

    HOW DO YOU SAY IT? The 'pa-jam-a'/'pa-jah-ma' conundrum has gotten new life this week thanks to an explosion of digital conversation over a set of maps that show regional differences in how Americans speak. Video: We asked Iowans vexing pronunciation questions
    on June 8, 2013 Source: The Des Moines Register

  2. 'Sub or hoagie?' Central PA has a distinct dialect from the rest of the country

    Here in Central Pennsylvania, a lot of things are pronounced differently than in the rest of the United States. For instance, it’s Lan-kiss-ter, where in California, it’s Lan-cas-ter. We say Leb-ah-nin, where others go to the pronunciation of the country, Leb-ah-non. Well, a Ph.D. student in statistics at North Carolina State University just published a group of visualizations to show how ...
    on June 8, 2013 Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

  3. Yoder: Hansel and Gretel finally figure it all out

    My favorite childhood story is Hansel and Gretel. All these years later I wonder what fascinated me so much with that story. Part of it may be that I just liked saying the names Hansel and Gretel out loud. As I got older, I tried to add a little German accent to my pronunciation. (Don't tell anyone, but I still like to do that.)
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Sioux City Journal

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