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    Default A pronounciation

    what's the rule for the pronounciation of the article "a" ? sometimes we say "a" sometimes we say "ah" ?

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    Default Re: A pronounciation

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    I don't know if there is any rule for this. It is similar to the situation with "the," which is usually "thuh" (schwa) but for emphasis is optionally pronounced "thee." For some reason, "the end" sounds much better with "thee."

    In the case of "a," the "uh" pronunciation predominates, but it seems to me either pronunciation is acceptable with any word. Can you give any examples in which the "a" (eh) form is used or normally used?
    Last edited by Greg Forbes; 13-Nov-2008 at 03:52. Reason: punctuation

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    Default Re: A pronounciation

    No I can't think of any example where we use "a" and not "ah" or vice versa.Your answer reassures me but at the same time I'm sure I've something about it somewhere.....

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