Pronunciation Of The Word “Butchers/’s”
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Butchers/’s – For this word: the “u” is pronounced as a true-schwa / Short “I” Diphthong (like in the word “foot” or “put”); the “tch” combination is pronounced simply like the “ch” combination (this is the standard pronunciation of this letter combination in The Common Tongue); for the “-er” suffix – the “e” disappears (this is the standard pronunciation of this suffix in The Common Tongue); and the final “s” is pronounced (almost) like the letter “z”.
– /Bə-ch’rz/ – /ˈbə.tʃɚz/ – Notice also that the stress is on the first syllable –