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suhann
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ingenuity

Post by suhann » Tue Sep 21, 2004 7:31 am

greetings!

how do you pronounce the word "ingenuity"?

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Re: ingenuity

Post by Joe » Tue Sep 21, 2004 6:24 pm

suhann wrote:how do you pronounce the word "ingenuity"?
Approximately...

IN-JU-NEW-I-TEE
IN-JU-NOO-I-TEE (AmE)

Stress on 3rd syllable.
Syllables 2 and 4 are really the schwah sound.
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood"
prayer of the Reverend Eli Jenkins in Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas

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