Do you pronounce the T in kitten?
The phenomenon itself is known as “T-glottalization.” It occurs when a speaker swallows the T sound in a word rather than speaking it aloud. We hear it when words like “kitten” and “water” are pronounced like “KIH-en” and “WAH-er.”
How do the British say kitten?
How do you pronounce Kiten?
What kitten means?
(Entry 1 of 2) : a young cat also : an immature or young individual of various other small mammals. kitten. verb.
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