Apostrophe Pronunciation

Apostrophe Pronunciation in American English

IPA (Phonetic): /əˈpɑstrəfi/

Breakdown:

  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /ˈp/: p as in pet
  • /ɑ/: a as in father
  • /s/: s as in sit
  • /t/: t as in top
  • /r/: r as in red
  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /f/: f as in fish
  • /i/: i as in bit

Sounds like: "uh-PAH-struh-fee"

Apostrophe Pronunciation in British English

IPA (Phonetic): /əˈpɒstrəfi/

Breakdown:

  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /ˈp/: p as in pet
  • /ɒ/: o as in song (British pronunciation)
  • /s/: s as in sit
  • /t/: t as in top
  • /r/: r as in red
  • /ə/: uh as in cup
  • /f/: f as in fish
  • /i/: i as in bit

Sounds like: "uh-PAH-struh-fee"

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