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“aunt”究竟是读成“岸特”还是“昂特”?看了你就明白了

2019-08-14 08:41:54  每日学英语
The English language has a lot of regional variations and different accents – and there are some words that have two different (but correct) ways to pronounce them! Here are some of the most common ones. So, which way should you say these words? You can choose whichever way you think sounds best – or whichever way other English speakers around you tend to say them.

英语有很多地区差异和不同的口音,有些单词有两种不同的(但都是正确的)发音方式。下面是一些常见的具有多个正确发音的单词。所以,到底这些单词应该怎么发音呢?你可以选择你认为听起来最好听的发音,或者你周围说英语的人都在发的那个音。

1
AUNT

 

发音

 

Definition: the sister of your mother or father

定义:你父亲或母亲的姐妹

Can be pronounced ant rhyming with “pants,” or ahnt rhyming with “want”

你可以发pants里ant的音,也可以发want里ant的音

2
VASE

 

发音

 

Definition: a decorative container for flowers

定义:装花的容器

Can be pronounced vays rhyming with “face” or vahz with the “ah” sound in “father”

你可以像face里发vays的音,也可以像father里的ah发成vahz的音

3
ENVELOPE

 

发音

 

Definition: a paper container for a letter, that you use to mail it

定义:装信的纸制容器,用来邮件

The first “en” can be pronounced en as in “pen” or on as in “pond”

单词开头的en可以想pen里发en的音,或者像pond里发on的音

4
TOMATO

 

发音

 

Definition: a red fruit

定义:一种红色的水果

The “a” can be pronounced like the “a” in “hate” or like the “a” in “father”

单词里的a可以和hate里的a一样,或者像father里的a一样发音

5
ROUTE

 

发音

 

Definition: a way leading to a destination

定义:一个走向终点的道路

Can be pronounced root rhyming with “fruit,” or rowt rhyming with “out”

可以像fruit里一样发成root的音,也可以像out一样发成rowt

6
CARAMEL

 

发音

 

Definition: a smooth, brown, chewy candy made from sugar, butter, and milk

定义:由糖、黄油和牛奶制成的光滑的、有嚼劲的棕色糖果

Can be pronounced KAR-a-mel with the “kar” rhyming with “bear”, or KAHR-mul with the “kahr” rhyming with “far”

你可以像bear里一样,把单词kar-a-mel发成kar的音,也可以像far一样,发kahr的音,成kahr-mel

7
TOURNAMENT

 

发音

 

Definition: a type of competition in which competitors are eliminated until there is one winner

定义:一种赛制,在这种竞争中,竞争者会经历淘汰,直到有一个获胜者为止

The “tour” part can be pronounced tor to rhyme with “four” or ter to rhyme with “her”

tour这部分,可以像four一样发tor的音,也可以像her一样发ter的音

8
PAJAMAS

 

发音

 

Definition: clothes used for sleeping

定义:睡觉时穿的衣服

The “ja” part can be pronounced like in the word “jog,” or like the word “jam”

ja那一部分,可以像jog一样发音,或者是jam的音

9
NICHE

 

发音

 

Definition: a small extra space inside a wall, or a special area of activity/skill/demand

定义:壁龛;一个特殊的活动、技能、需要

Can be pronounced nitch to rhyme with “which” or neesh with the “ee” sound in “need” and SH sound at the end.

可以像which一样发nitch的音,或者像need里ee的音一样发成neesh,sh音在结尾

10
PECAN

 

发音

 

Definition: a type of nut

定义:一种坚果

Can be pronounced 3 ways!

有三种发音方式

pi-CAHN (with the “ah” as in father)

像father一样发ah的音

pi-CAN (with the “a” as in fan)

像fan一样发a的音

PEE-can (stress on first syllable, “ee” as in “see”)

重音在第一音节,ee发see的音

REF : www.espressoenglish.net/10-english-words-with-alternative-pronunciation/

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