use pronouncing in a sentence.
I'm French and I never heard someone pronouncing it "JIF".
I hadn't even tried pronouncing it like that!
Ironically, when pronouncing this you don't move your tongue at all.
It's not pronouncing "blue" as "blur", but extending or duplicating the r.
I think the naming convention was lost on them - I'm pronouncing "Orbvt" as "Or-butt".
Also, many people have trouble pronouncing foreign names particularly those that don't come from an english background.
I've always had a problem pronouncing s'es, but I do totally prefer the way openstache sounds compared to opentache.
Have I been pronouncing "wat" wrong all this time?
So lots of us are pronouncing it wrong.
I took a couple of courses of Chinese too, but gave up because of the nasty characters, difficult pronounciation, and the countless ways in which you can screw up even one word by mis-pronouncing the tones of the syllables :)On the other hand, pronouncing Japanese is virtually like pronouncing Finnish, but I never bothered to learn those Chinese characters for Japanese either.
I'm the opposite, I had been pronouncing it correctly, but thinking the whole time i was incorrect and it was supposed to start with the sound post!
A trail to the articles pronouncing this a hoax/fake back in 2008:
Kahn makes a big mistake in pronouncing the assignment operator as "equals" in the first video.
Wisty says not pronouncing tones makes you sound like a 4-year old.
S Once again an American miss pronouncing Cojones.
Maybe I'm weird, but I don't remember ever having had any trouble pronouncing those.