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    American accent: plumage

    A Peacock taunted a Crane with the dullness of her plumage.
    Hello! Is it possible Americans pronounce "plumage" as [pimige]. I mean LU is pronouced as i. I've listened this in my audio file time and again. Thanks!

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    Re: American accent: plumage

    Not a teacher at all

    It might likely be but I only bumped into plumage - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia. with the two common ways to say 'plumage', a Bristish one and an American one.
    Last edited by philadelphia; 14-Oct-2008 at 14:16. Reason: typo 'an' :)

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    Re: American accent: plumage

    Hi Philadelphia,

    You're helpful. I missed the function of this.

    But I don't hear how "l" is pronounced in plumage.

    American: pu:

    British: Pju:

    Could you or someone else confirm this for me? Thanks!

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    Re: American accent: plumage

    American pronunciation: PLOO-mij
    British pronunciation: PLYOO-mij

    (If that's of any help.....)

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    Re: American accent: plumage

    Hi Ouisch,

    Thank you for your help.

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