List Of 50+ Words That People Say Differently 2023

Words People say differently

Different regions, country and accents can change the pronunciation of even the most common words.

There are words that are the most pronounced differently by different people and if you are not carful enough you might fail to understand the simplest words when talking to different people.

Below is the list of more than 50 words, common and uncommon that are mostly pronounced differently depending on where you are or from.

Words People Pronounce Differently:

  1. Tomato

-Tuh-mah-toh
-Tuh-may-toh

  1. Handkerchief

-Hayn-kehr-chiff
-Hayn-kehr-cheef

  1. Cauliflower

-Caw-lee-flou-ehr
-Cahl-ih-flou-ehr

  1. Mirror

-Mihr-uhr
-Meer-uhr

  1. Apricot

-Ape-rih-caht
-App-rih-caht

  1. Leisure

-Leh-szuhr
-Lee-szuhr

  1. Horror

-Hoar-er
-Hahr-er

  1. Adult

-Ah-duhlt
-Uh-duhlt

  1. Realtor

-Reel-tuhr
-Reel-uh-tuhr

  1. Often

-Off-tehn
-Off-in

  1. Our

-Ow-ihr
-Ahr

  1. Either

-Eye-thehr
-Ee-Thehr

  1. Bagel

-Bah-guhl
-Bay-guhl

  1. Crayon

-Cray-ahn
-Kran

  1. Been

-Bean
-Bihn

  1. Aunt

-Ant
-Ahnt

  1. Picture

-Pick-Tuhr
-Pit-chuhr

  1. Tour

-Toor
-Too-uhr

  1. Caramel

-Cah-ruh-mell
-Cahr-mell

  1. Celtic

-Sell-tick
-Kell-tick

  1. Syrup

-Sihr-up
-Seer-up

  1. New Orleans

-New Ohr-Lihnz
-New Ohr-Leenz

  1. Almond

-Al-muhnd
-Ahl-muhnd

  1. Data

-Day-tuh
-Dah-tuh

  1. Oregon

-Oahr-ihg-ahn
-Oahr-ihg-ihn

  1. Coupon

-Coop-ahn
-Cyoo-pahn

  1. Mauve

-Mohv
-Mahv

  1. Jewelry

-Joo-ehl-ree
-Jool-ree

  1. Pajamas

-Puh-jam-uhz
-Puh-jahm-uhz

  1. Envelope

-Ehn-vel-oahp
-Ahn-vel-oahp

  1. Groceries

-Groh-sehr-eez
-Groh-shreez

  1. Sherbet

-Shuhr-beht
-Shuhr-bihrt

  1. Foyer

-Foy-ihr
-Foy-ay

  1. Caribbean

-Ca-rihb-ee-ihn
-Cuh-rihb-ee-ihn

  1. Drawer

-Droahr
-Drahw-ihr

  1. Florida

-Floh-rihd-uh
-Flah-rihd-uh

  1. Poem

-Poh-ehm
-Pohm

  1. Privacy

-Preye-vihss-ee
-Prih-vihss-ee

  1. Schedule

-Skehd-yoo-uhl
-Shehd-yoo-uhl

  1. Tournament

-Toohr-nuh-mehnt
-Tihr-nuh-mehnt

  1. Museum

-Myooz-ee-uhm
-Myoo-zahm

  1. Flourish

-Fluh-rihsh
-Floo-rihsh

  1. Miracle

-Meer-uh-cuhl
-Mih-ruh-cuhl

  1. Et cetera

-Eht-seht-ihr-uh
-Eht-seht-ruh

  1. GIF

-Gihf
-Jihf

  1. Mischievous

-Mihss-chihv-uhss
-Mihss-cheev-ee-uhs

  1. Route

-Root
-Rahwt

  1. Salmon

-Sam-uhn
-Sahm-uhn

  1. Coyote

-Keye-oh-tee
-Keye-oht

  1. Pecan

-Pee-can
-Peh-cahn

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