- 1 What is the pronunciation of peculiar?
- 2 What is this word peculiar?
- 3 How do you use peculiar in a sentence?
- 4 What is a correct pronunciation?
- 5 Is peculiar a positive word?
- 6 What is an example of peculiar?
- 7 What makes someone peculiar?
- 8 Why is Z pronounced zee?
- 9 How is Z pronounced in India?
- 10 How do you say wanted words?
What is the pronunciation of peculiar?
Break ‘peculiar’ down into sounds: [PI] + [KYOO] + [LYUH] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.
What is this word peculiar?
peculiar. Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day for September 27, 2016 is: peculiar • pih-KYOOL-yer • adjective. 1: characteristic of only one person, group, or thing: distinctive 2: special, particular 3: odd, curious 4: eccentric.
How do you use peculiar in a sentence?
Peculiar in a Sentence
- My uncle is a peculiar man who wears the same outfit several days a week.
- Whenever I smell something peculiar coming from the kitchen, I know it is best to go to a friend’s house for dinner.
- The medicine made me feel peculiar as though I was walking on needles.
What is a correct pronunciation?
Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given word or language in a specific dialect (“correct pronunciation”) or simply the way a particular individual speaks a word or language.
Is peculiar a positive word?
Peculiar can be both positive or negative. It means that someone has a specific characteristic different from common people.
What is an example of peculiar?
Peculiar is defined as something that is different and unusual. An example of peculiar is a state fair sideshow with strange people.
What makes someone peculiar?
Something peculiar is notably unusual. If your friend starts saying strange things you don’t understand, ask her why she’s suddenly become peculiar. Peculiar comes from the Latin peculiaris, meaning one’s own, or personal. It also had the meaning of something unlike others, special, or remarkable.
Why is Z pronounced zee?
In most English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, the letter’s name is zed /zɛd/, reflecting its derivation from the Greek zeta (this dates to Latin, which borrowed X, Y, and Z from Greek, along with their names), but in American English its name is zee
How is Z pronounced in India?
1 Answer. You’re correct. We call it ‘ Zed ‘, even though ZEE TV has been around for ages.
How do you say wanted words?
You may have noticed this word being pronounced ‘ cen-er ‘ with no T or ‘in-erview’ ‘in-ernet’, no T. Just like in ‘wanna’. The vowel in the stressed syllable here can go one of two ways. It can be the AH as in Father vowel or the UH as in Butter vowel.