Aluminum Pronunciation

Aluminum Pronunciation in American English

IPA (Phonetic): /əˈluːmɪnəm/

Breakdown:

  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /ˈl/: l as in lime
  • /uː/: oo as in food
  • /m/: m as in map
  • /ɪ/: i as in bit
  • /n/: n as in nut
  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /m/: m as in map

Sounds like: "uh-LOO-muh-nuhm"

Aluminum Pronunciation in British English

IPA (Phonetic): /ˌæl.jʊˈmɪ.ni.əm/

Breakdown:

  • /ˌæ/: a as in bad
  • /l/: l as in lime
  • /./: (dot) separator
  • /j/: y as in yes
  • /ʊ/: oo as in foot
  • /ˈm/: m as in map
  • /ɪ/: i as in bit
  • /.: (dot) separator
  • /ni/: n as in nut
  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /m/: m as in map

Sounds like: "AL-yoo-MIN-ee-uhm"

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