Jack asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 3 months ago

"Interest(ing)": pronounced in-trest(-ing) or in-ter-est(ing)?

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Theres no "tr" in the word.

  • leabee
    Lv 4
    3 months ago

    People pronounce it both ways, it's a personal preference or sometimes based on one's accent. I always say "in-trest-ing" because I never say "in-ter-est", I always say "in-trest"

    But in some southern US accents, for example, people would say it more like "inner-esting" - it just depends on where you come from

  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Correctly, it's pronounced -in-ter-es-ting'.

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