What is Bengali purchase?
IPA: pɜrtʃəsBengali: পর্চস
How do you pronounce estimate?
Word forms: estimates, estimating, estimatedpronunciation note: The verb is pronounced (ɛstɪmeɪt ). The noun is pronounced (ɛstɪmɪt ).
Why do British say H wrong?
In Britain, H owes its name to the Normans, who brought their letter “hache” with them in 1066. Hache is the source of our word “hatchet”: probably because a lower-case H looks a lot like an axe. It has certainly caused a lot of trouble over the years.
Why do Americans say zee?
The British and others pronounce “z”, “zed”, owing to the origin of the letter “z”, the Greek letter “Zeta”. As to why people in the United States call “z”, “zee”, it is thought that this is likely simply adopted from the pronunciation of the letters “bee”, “cee”, “dee”, “eee”, “gee”, “pee”, “tee”, and “vee”.
Why do Brits say Ibiza?
Ibiza is a Spanish island, and the “z” in Castilian Spanish–Spanish spoken in Spain–is pronounced “th.” The Brits are simply pronouncing the island the way they have heard the Spanish speaking about their own country.