Author Topic: A few common mispronunciations  (Read 4778 times)

silverlokk

  • Initiate
  • *
  • Posts: 12
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
A few common mispronunciations
« on: November 14, 2009, 03:45:50 PM »
  • covet -- accent is on the first syllable
  • govern -- accent also on the first syllable
  • precedent -- almost sounds like president, not precede-ent

Doubters, check the dictionary  8)

Any others?

justineoaker

  • Initiate
  • *
  • Posts: 1
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: A few common mispronunciations
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2010, 06:49:23 PM »
Thanks for clearing these words. This is really helpful for our Asian members. Thanks.