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This page lists pronunciations of English words that begin with T. To see a different letter (or the main page) navigate with the table at the top.

T

T = têa drink = têe golf

tábleau *táblô, plural tábleaux *táblôze

tâilor clothes = Tâylor person

tâle story = tâil animal

Táliban or Táleban

Taîwàn

tålk -åk; more examples in retroalphabetical list

Tállíín -íí- as í

tálon

tambourìne

tangerìne

Tanzanìa - Tá-

taoìseach *têeshək

táriff *tárrif

tárôt rhymes with árrôw

tāsk cf. túsk

Tâte = Tâit

tattoô

tåut firm = tåught teach

Tbilìsi *Təblêezy, *Tblìssi - neither spelt nor pronounced ‘Tibilisi’

Tchaikóvsky has a redundant T: *Chŷ-kóffsky

têa drink = têe golf = do-re-mi

têam game = têem pour

téar paper

têar cry

têase provoke = têas tea

têenager one word

teetôtaller BrE; AmE teetôtaler

Tehràn - é or è; or Teheràn

Tél Avìv

télephône

teléphony

télevísion -ízhn

télly

ténant landlord = Ténnant person

téndency

ténor sound = ténner money

tërn bird = türn round

Terpsíchore rhymes with híckory

Terpsichŏrean Tërpsik-

térrorism

testósterone

téther - no 'a'

th- can be voiced or unvoiced, and on this page is respelt as dh- wherever voiced: thôugh *dhô

Thaî nationality = tîe knot, score

Thaîland *Tŷlənd

Thames *Témz

than - only thán at dictation speed

thát dh-; as a demonstrative it has the á sound, but when a conjunction or relative pronoun it normally has schwa, *dhət: Î dôn’t thínk that thát was the sâme ván as the òne that was hêre befŏre

thåw freeze = BrE Thŏr god

the *dhə: the schwa sound before a following consonant, thê before a following vowel; in other circumstances thê sounds mannered, as with â for the indefinite article

thêatre - a as schwa: *thêəter; AmE -ter

théir them dh- = thére here = théy’re they are: *thãir

Thêodore

thêorem

thêory

thérefore dh-

thêse this -z

thêsês thesis -ssêez

thèy dh-

thìêf

thìêves

thínk

thís dh-

Thómas Tó-

Thómpson, Thómson Tó-

thŏrn rose, letter þ

thòrough exacting *thúrra, cf. throûgh

thòu you *dhòu

thôugh although *dhô

thŏught think *thåwt

thŏught-provôking hyphenated

thréat

thréepence or *thrùpence or *thrúppence

thréshold

threŵ throw

thrôes anguish = thrôws throw

thrône queen = thrôwn throw

throûgh (informally thrû) preposition = threw throw; cf. thòrough

throughòut all over one word = threŵ òut throw out, w sounded

thrôw toss

thrôwn throw = thrône king

thúmb -m

thús dh-

thwårt

thŷme herb = tîme clock

tîde sea = tîed tie

tîe knot, level = Thaî nation, cf. tŷing

tìêr rank = têar cry, cf. téar rip

tîer tie

tíff

tîger cf. Nigér *Nizhãir

tîghten tight = tîtan giant = Tîtan Saturn

Tîgris

Tijuàna *Tiuwàna

Tikrìt

tíll until, field

tîme hours = thyme herb

tîmetable one word; cf. tîmes tâbles

Tìmor

tínpot adjective one word

Tintágel -j-

tîre tired, AmE car = tŷre BrE car = Tŷre Lebanon

tîtan giant = tîghten tight = Tîtan Saturn

títillate *títtilate

tîtle

títtle-tattle

tmêsis

to preposition *tə; when stressed, especially before a vowel = toô also, much, tŵo 2

tôad animal = tôwed tow

tôaster toast = Tôcester England

to-do fight = to do do *tədû

tôe foot = tôw pull

tóffee *tóffy

tôga’ed

tôld tell = tôlled toll, cf. åll tôld

tólerance

tôll

tómahawk cf. Tómmy

tomb *toôm

Tómmy cf. Tôny

tòn avoirdupois = tònne metric = tún cask

Tónga - g sound optional

tòngue mouth *túng, cf. tóng tongs

Tôny cf. Tómmy

toô much = to at = tŵo number

tópple

tópsy-türvy

tŏrment noun = tormént verb

tornâdôs cf. potâtôes

tŏrturous torture

tŏrtûous twisting

Tóttenham *Tótnəm

toúch cf. pòuch

toúgh hard = túff rock

Touloûse Franceto lose lost

toûr

toûr de fŏrce

Toûr de Frànce

tourniquet BrE *toûrnikây, AmE *türnikit

tòusle -zle

tòut

tôw rope = tôe digit

tòwel

tòwer building

tôwer tow

tráffic rhymes with gráphic

trâil cf. trîal

trâiler cf. tâilor

trâit character = trây flat

trajéctory

tranquíllity AmE -íli-

transpárent cf. pãrent

transséxual -ss-

traumátic -åu-

trêat

trêatíse study = trêatíes treaty

tréspass -əss *trésspass

trîal cf. trâil

tríbûne

tribûnal -î-

triénnial (î)

trígger-háppy

tríptých -ík

trîumph

tróglodyte

trombône

troôp army = troûpe stage

troúble rhymes with búbble, doúble

troúbleshoôt one word

tróugh -óff

tròunce

trûe

trûly *trûely

trûth unvoiced -th

trûths -dhz

trŷ

trýst

tsàr or czàr *zàr

tsétsê, tsunàmi - it makes little difference whether or not one attempts to pronounce the initial t

Tsvángeraî, Tsvángiraî Cháng-

tubërculôsis

Tûcsón *Tûsón

Túnbridge Wélls has a ú, but nearby Tònbridge, with the same sound, has an ò

tûne *cheŵn

Tûnis *Chûníss

Tunisia BrE *Chû-níziə, AmE *Toô-nêezhə

túnnel

türn round = tërn bird

túppence = twòpence

Türkêy country = türkêy bird

türmoil

Tutankhàmun

TV *têe-vêe

tẁaddle

twêezers cf. têaser *têezer

twërp

tŵo 2 *tû = to at = toô also, much

'tŷing from tîe

tyránnical

týranny

tŷrant

tŷre car AmE tîre car, tired = Tŷre Lebanon