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    Default Problem with Kirkcudbright

    I couldn't find transcription for this one in any of the sources available to me. Would be nice if anyone could help and provide transcription for this word (uk). Or render me to a resource where you can check this.

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    Default Re: Problem with Kirkcudbright

    Have you tried googling "Kikcudbright"?

    Kirkcudbright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Default Re: Problem with Kirkcudbright

    Hi,
    Kirkubright is a beautiful little town in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, it is pronounced like this:

    kərkˈʊəbrɪə

    hope this helps!

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    Default Re: Problem with Kirkcudbright

    Quote Originally Posted by Hazydays View Post
    ... it is pronounced like this: kərkˈʊəbrɪə
    Most people, including some natives of the town I've met pronounce it as /kə'ku:bri/; some have the first syllable as /kɜ:/. The LPD gives the /kə/ version first, the Campridge EPD gives the /kɜ:/ version first. Wikipedia gives /kərˈkbr/ kirr-koo-bree. All agree that the second syllable is /u:/.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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