Thursday, July 11, 2013
The very word ‘pronunciation’(ப்ரனன்ஷியேஷன்/प्रनंसियेशन) is usually pronounced as pronounciation’(ப்ரொனௌன்ஷியேஷன்/प्रनोउन्सियेशन )
The for the verb ‘pronounce’ (ப்ரொனௌன்ஸ் /प्रोनोउन्स )
has ‘ou’ in the middle. But the noun ‘pronunciation’ has only ‘u’ and not ‘ou’.
Similar words are:
This word is pronounced in two different ways and it has two different meanings. The first résumé (ரெஸ்யூமே/ रेस्यूमे) is a noun and it to the summary of one’s and work history. It is also known as C.V. ( ) or Bio-data.
I have sent my résumé and am to be called for an interview.
A well-prepared résumé is a must for a good impression.
The (ரெஸ்யூம்/ रेस्यूम) is a verb. It means ‘to take up something again after an interruption’.
I resumed my studies after a break of two years.
She has resumed .
• (மெமெண்டோ/ मेमेंटो )
This word is usually pronounced as (மொமெண்டோ /मोमेंटो ). But the correct pronunciation is (மெமெண்டோ/ मेमेंटो ). It refers to an object kept as a reminder or a of a person or an event. ( Remember the word, 'memory'. Then you can't make the ).
• (க்ரெஷ் / क्रेश)
• It is a place where young are cared for. This word is mispronounced in appalling ways- (க்ரீச்சே/ க்ரீச் / क्रीचे / क्रीच ) etc. . The correct pronunciation is (க்ரெஷ் / क्रेश)
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