Pronunciation Of The Term “Buzz-Word”
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Buzz-Word – For this word: the “u” is short; the “zz” combination is pronounced simply like the single letter “z” (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue); the “o” disappears; and the final “d” is a flap-d but is (often) stopped.
– /BUHZ-w’r[d]/ – /ˈbʌz.wɚ[d]/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –