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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"?

thanks! :)

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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.
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