Tuesday, 6 November 2018

How to Pronounce 'Gigantic'

Online English Pronunciation Free Classes with Damilola. This week pronunciation titbit: “Gigantic.” Broad swaths of Nigerians pronounce this word in a way that's different from its accurate pronunciation. They tend to pronounce this word as “jai-jan-tik.” Native speakers pronounce it “jai-gan-tik” /dʒaɪ’gæntɪk/. Note that the second “g” in the word “Gigantic” changes to /g/ instead of /j/.
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