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Bible Name Pronunciation Guide

Vowel Sounds

  • EE – eat, beet, neat
  • IH – bit, hit
  • AY – ace, hey, day
  • EH – bread, Fred, Ted
  • A – cat, sat
  • AH – car, far
  • AW – law, saw
  • O – home, coat
  • OU – book, took, hook
  • OO – moon, spoon
  • UH – cut, nut, love
  • ER – bird, heard
  • EHR – air, tear, fair
  • AI – ice, nice, fly
  • AU – out, shout, down
  • OI – boy, coin

Consonant Sounds

Consonants sound as the letter normally sounds with these exception: G – (hard G) gun, lug

  • ZH – garage, mirage, lodge
  • TSH – church, chance, cheep

Syllable Emphasis

The syllable on which to put the emphasis, is shown in CAPITAL LETTERS.