pronunciation: emerald

  • entangledbank

    Senior Member
    English - South-East England
    Many words that have a schwa [ə] in an unstressed middle syllable can also be pronounced without it: so ['emərəld] or ['emrəld]. The same is true of, for example, general, different, temperature, military. It is more common in BrE than AmE to leave this syllable out.
     
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