- 1 Post By BobK
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You heard right - though your transcription suggests a shorter stressed vowel than the one I hear.
Originally Posted by XINLAI-UE
I have a feeling that the Br Eng pron. used to be different. At my sister's school (fifty years ago) there was a nun who insisted on being called /'sɪstə le'tɪtsɪə/, much to the mirth of the girls. But today the Br Eng pron. is pretty much the same as in the clip, except that the stressed vowel is /ɪ/ rather than /i:/
Last edited by BobK; 29-Oct-2008 at 15:40.
Reason: Correction re stressed vowel
The AmE pronunciation is "leh-TISH-ah."
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