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    peas piece peace

    Hello,

    I'd like to know to pronounce these words properly. I would pronounce piece and peace in the same way, whereas I would pronounce peas with a voiced s at the end (piz). Am I right?
    Thanks Ripley

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    Yes indeed: /pi:z/ for peas and /pi:s/ for peace.

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    Re: peas piece peace

    Quote Originally Posted by ripley
    Hello,

    I'd like to know to pronounce these words properly. I would pronounce piece and peace in the same way, whereas I would pronounce peas with a voiced s at the end (piz). Am I right?
    Thanks Ripley
    [pi:s] peace, piece
    [pi:z] peas (Final -s is pronounced [z])

    All the best, :D

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    #4
    Are we using the same phonetic symbols? To me, /piz/ would be pronounced 'pizz' and /pis/. . .well. . . .

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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    Are we using the same phonetic symbols? To me, /piz/ would be pronounced 'pizz' and /pis/. . .well. . . .
    To me, too.

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