Africa Pronunciation

Hello, sir or madam, if you are confused about how to pronounce Africa correctly, don't worry; this pronunciation guide will help you pronounce Africa in UK and US English.

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

Africa Pronunciation in British English

IPA (key): /ˈæf.rɪ.kə/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈæ/: sounds like the 'a' in "cat"
  • /f/: is the 'f' in "fun"
  • /r/: is the 'r' in "run"
  • /ɪ/: sounds like the 'i' in "sit"
  • /k/: is the 'k' in "kite"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"

Sounds like: "AF-ri-kuh"

Africa Pronunciation in American English

IPA (key): /ˈæf.rɪ.kə/

Breakdown:

  • /ˈæ/: sounds like the 'a' in "cat"
  • /f/: is the 'f' in "fun"
  • /r/: is the 'r' in "run"
  • /ɪ/: sounds like the 'i' in "sit"
  • /k/: is the 'k' in "kite"
  • /ə/: is the 'a' in "about"

Sounds like: "AF-ri-kuh"

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