Automobile Pronunciation

Automobile Pronunciation in American English

IPA (key): /ˈɔtəmoʊˌbil/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈɔ/: aw as in law
  • /t/: t as in tap
  • /ə/: uh as in common
  • /moʊ/: m as in move + o as in goat
  • /ˌb/: b as in bat
  • /ɪ/: i as in bit
  • /l/: l as in let

Sounds like: "aw-tuh-MO-bil"

Automobile Pronunciation in British English

IPA (key): /ˈɔːtəməbiːl/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈɔː/: aw as in law
  • /t/: t as in tap
  • /ə/: uh as in common
  • /m/: m as in move
  • /ə/: uh as in common
  • /biː/: b as in bet + ee as in see
  • /l/: l as in let

Sounds like: "aw-tuh-muh-BEEL"

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