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    #1

    How do you pronounce "Rabbit"?

    Hi All,

    How do you pronounce the word "Rabbit"? You would pronounce as /ˈræbət/ or /ˈræbɪt/, if pronounce as /ˈræbət/, is it common?

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    Re: How do you pronounce "Rabbit"?

    /ˈræbɪt/ - BrE, RP
    /ˈræbət/ - BrE, non RP

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    Re: How do you pronounce "Rabbit"?

    Both are common in American English, since weak /ɪ/ are very often schwas.

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    Re: How do you pronounce "Rabbit"?

    I pronounce it /ˈræbɪt/ :)

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