Ambiguous Pronunciation

Ambiguous Pronunciation in American English

IPA (key): /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs/

Breakdown:

  • /æm/: a as in cat + m as in man
  • /ˈbɪɡ/: b as in but + ih as in sit + g as in get
  • /juː/: y as in yes + oo as in soon
  • /əs/: uh as in common + s as in sit

Sounds like: "am-BIHG-yoo-uhs"

Ambiguous Pronunciation in British English

IPA (key): /æmˈbɪɡ.ju.əs/

Breakdown:

  • /æm/: a as in cat + m as in man
  • /ˈbɪɡ/: b as in but + ih as in sit + g as in get
  • /juː/: y as in yes + oo as in soon
  • /əs/: uh as in common + s as in sit

Sounds like: "am-BIHG-yoo-uhs"

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