Do you pronounce the T in trait?

The typical American pronunciation of trait is /ʈɹeɪt̚/ (the diacritic on the final /t/ shows that the stop is unreleased), while tray is /ʈɹeɪ/.

What does trait mean?

1a : a distinguishing quality (as of personal character) curiosity is one of her notable traits. b : an inherited characteristic. 2a : a stroke of or as if of a pencil.

How do you pronounce this word straight?

What word takes 3 hours to say?


All told, the full chemical name for the human protein titin is 189,819 letters, and takes about three-and-a-half hours to pronounce.

What is Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words. Sesquipedalophobia is another term for the phobia.