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    Pronunciation "Eight" and "A"?

    Hi Everyone,


    I always hear people say "Eight" would have same pronunciation as "A", what do you think?


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    Re: Pronunciation "Eight" and "A"?

    'Eight' has the same vowel sound as 'A', though it's a little shorter. However, 'eight' ends in the vowel /t/. In certain contexts this /t/ may not be exploded, and some speakers may produce it a a glottal stop, but the two words are always produced differently.

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