Abacus Pronunciation

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British English
American English
Abacus IPA (key) in American English and British English.

Abacus Pronunciation in British English

IPA (key): /ˈæb.ə.kəs/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈæ/: sounds like the 'a' in "cat"
  • /b/: is the 'b' in "book"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"
  • /k/: is the 'k' in "kite"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"
  • /s/: is the 's' in "sun"

Sounds like: "AB-uh-kus"
(UK) enPR: ăbʹə-kəs

Abacus Pronunciation in American English

IPA (key): /ˈæb.ə.kəs/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈæ/: sounds like the 'a' in "cat"
  • /b/: is the 'b' in "book"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"
  • /k/: is the 'k' in "kite"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"
  • /s/: is the 's' in "sun"

Sounds like: "AB-uh-kus"
(US) enPR: ăbʹə-kəs

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