What does phenomenal mean?
: relating to or being a phenomenon: such as. a : known through the senses rather than through thought or intuition. b : concerned with phenomena rather than with hypotheses. c : extraordinary, remarkable.
How is phenomenal pronounced?
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.
How do the British pronounce the R sound?
How do you pronounce Sian?
Pronunciation: Sian (with a circumflex on a) is an Irish or Welsh name that is pronounced Sharn (silent r)/Shaan. It is a single syllable.
Is R silent in father?
Yes, the r is silent; by compensation, the /ə/ is lengthened a bit. The s is voiced, /z/. You can hear it pronounced on Howjsay. This /z/ does not depend on whether the r is rhotic or not: the s is also voiced in balls etc.
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