1 : having the characteristics or nature of both male and female androgynous heroines. 2a : neither specifically feminine nor masculine the androgynous pronoun them.
How do you pronounce androgyny?
What is a correct pronunciation?
Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given word or language in a specific dialect (“correct pronunciation“) or simply the way a particular individual speaks a word or language.
Do you pronounce the T in exactly?
When we have the word ‘exact’, we will make a True T because it’s part of an ending consonant cluster. But when we add the -ly ending, it now comes between two consonants. You‘ll hear a lot of native speakers say ‘exactly‘, with no T sound. Exactly, exactly.
Is T silent in restaurant?
Re: pronunciation question – silent “t“
Native speakers on that tapes pronounce “t” very clearly in some words like ‘often’, ‘restaurant‘, etc.
Is R silent in February?
The r in February has been dropped so that it is almost always pronounced Febuary–without the r. Perhaps this is because placing the r sound in the word makes it slightly more difficult to pronounce, and since laziness tends to get the upper hand when we speak, Febuary has become the common pronunciation.
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