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    A teacher told me it is "Adic", we pronounce (tt) = (d)

    But another one told me it its "Aric", We pronounce (tt) = (r)

    Would you mind helping me, please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliSaeed View Post
    A teacher told me it is "Adic", we pronounce (tt) = (d)
    You will not be wrong if you pronounce it this way.

    But another one told me it its "Aric", We pronounce (tt) = (r)
    This does not make sense to me.

    I suppose it depends on the way you pronounce your "d" and your "r". My "r" has my tongue in a way different place than the "tt" from attic, but if you pronounce your "r" as a very soft "d" with your tongue touching just behind the top front teeth, it might be close... Still, go with the guy who said "adic".

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliSaeed View Post
    A teacher told me it is "Adic", we pronounce (tt) = (d)

    But another one told me it its "Aric", We pronounce (tt) = (r)

    Would you mind helping me, please?
    'Adic' is very American. In British English it's 'Attic'.

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