Appendix:Pronunciation list of English words

This is a list of pronunciation with audio and IPA of 1000 most used words (Wiktionary:Frequency lists). The table have both IPA and the audio file to assist non native speakers in learning word pronunciations. (This list of IPA pronunciations is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items!)

Pronunciation list of most commonly used English words
# Word Audio (US) IPA
1 the (stressed)
(unstressed)
IPA(key): /ˈðiː/ (stressed)
IPA(key): /ðə/ (unstressed and preconsonantal)
2 of (stressed)
(unstressed)
(US)IPA(key): /ɒv/
(US)IPA(key): /ʌv/, /əv/, (before a consonant) /ə/
3 and
(unstressed)
IPA(key): /ænd/, /ɛnd/ (stressed)
IPA(key): /ənd/, /ən/, /ɛn/, /ɛnd/, /n̩d/, /n̩/ (unstressed)
4 in (stressed)
IPA(key): /ɪn/ (stressed)
IPA(key): /ɪn/
5 to
(unstressed)
(UK) IPA(key): /tuː/, [tʰu̟ː]
(US) IPA(key): /tu/, [tʰu̟]
(US) IPA(key): /tə/, /tʊ/ (unstressed)
a (stressed)
(unstressed)
IPA(key): /ˈeɪ/ (stressed)
IPA(key): /ə/ (unstressed)
I
IPA(key): /aɪ/
6 was (stressed)
(unstressed)
(UK) IPA(key): /wɒz/, /wʌz/
(US) IPA(key): /wʌz/, /wɑz/ (stressed)
(UK, US) IPA(key): /wəz/ (unstressed)
7 is
8 for
9 on
10 as
11 with
(UK) IPA(key): /wɪð/
(US) IPA(key): /wɪθ/
12 by
13 he
(UK) IPA(key): /ˈhiː/ (stressed)
(US) IPA(key): /hi/, [hi], [çi]
(UK) IPA(key): /hi/, /i/ (unstressed)
14 that (stressed) IPA(key): /ˈðæt/(stressed)
IPA(key): /ðət/(unstressed)
15 at
16 from
17 his (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈhɪz/ (stressed)
IPA(key): /ɪ̈z/ (unstressed)
18 it
19 an
20 were
22 which
23 are
24 this
25 also
26 be
27 had
28 or
29 has
30 first
31 their
32 after
33 its
34 one
35 new
36 but
37 who
38 her
39 not
40 she
41 they
42 have
43 two
44 been
45 other
46 when
47 during
48 all
49 into
50 there
51 time
52 may
53 more
54 school (Received Pronunciation)
55 years
56 over
57 only
58 would
59 later
60 most
61 where
62 between
63 some
64 up
65 world
66 city
67 national
68 about
69 such
70 him
71 then
72 made
73 out
74 state
75 three
76 while
77 used
78 university
79 can
80 united
81 under
82 known
83 season
84 many
85 year
86 part
87 became
88 born
89 film
90 these
91 than
92 team
93 no
94 second
95 including
96 states
97 being
98 through
99 before
100 both
101 American
(UK Audio)
102 south
103 early
104 war
105 history
106 against
107 however
108 family
109 until
110 well
111 since
112 them
113 work
114 life
115 following
116 area
117 people
118 series
119 north
120 name
121 career
122 album (UK Audio)
123 music
124 played
125 group
126 district
127 number
128 several
129 high
130 released
131 county
132 de File:en-us-de.ogg
133 company
134 called
135 will
136 league
137 won
138 four
139 house
Verb:
140 government
141 each
142 March
143 same
144 game
145 international
146 September
147 January
148 club
149 found
150 June
151 October
152 began
153 located
154 July
155 so
156 west
157 use
158 August
159 now
160 college
161 John
162 station
163 population
164 April
165 public
166 home
167 end
168 November
169 member
170 place
171 general
172 town
173 former
174 December
175 church
176 if
177 age
178 held
179 named
180 system
181 because
182 York
New York:
183 took
184 day
185 river
186 around
187 football Audio (AU)
188 British File:en-us-british.ogg
UK:
189 line
190 east
191 local
192 any
193 song
194 due
195 along
196 service
197 party
198 best
199 February
200 served
201 did (CA Audio)
202 back
203 another
204 based
205 could
206 within
207 received
208 century
209 village
210 built
211 like
212 members
213 building
214 major
215 final
216 show
217 games
218 although
219 include
220 species
221 death
222 band
223 small
224 main
225 left
226 president
227 said
228 published
229 died (UK Audio)
230 large
231 last
232 five
233 order
234 st street:
235 single
236 set
237 third
238 own
239 those
240 education
241 according
242 included
243 long
244 very
245 park
246 still
247 road
248 army
249 division
250 book
251 development
252 among
253 law
254 often
255 French
256 moved
257 times
258 what
259 community
260 central
261 led
262 English
263 original
264 old
265 son
266 children
267 million
268 different
269 near
270 just
271 top
272 late
273 again
274 water
275 air
276 great
277 center
278 form
279 much
280 research
281 side
282 us
283 art
284 court
285 play
286 down
287 country
288 off
289 even
290 council
291 German
292 street
293 record Noun:
Verb:
294 power
295 established
296 ii File:en-us-ii.ogg
297 London (UK Audio)
298 land
299 cup
300 having
301 title
302 started
303 support
304 political
305 students
306 award
307 military
308 period
309 came
310 went
311 production
312 white
313 way
314 given
315 island
316 make
317 next
318 role
319 television
320 king
321 region
322 works
323 total
324 championship File:en-us-championship.ogg
325 using
326 various
327 head
328 office
329 six
330 do File:en-us-do.ogg
331 player (UK Audio)
332 become
333 father
334 list
335 business
336 western
337 produced
338 director File:en-us-director.ogg
339 married
340 program
341 association
342 England
343 field
344 worked
345 election
346 black (UK Audio)
347 department
348 joined
349 announced
350 created
351 point
352 returned
353 professional
354 union
355 written
356 few
357 you
358 young
359 without
360 take
361 described File:en-us-described.ogg
362 site
363 royal
364 services
365 radio
366 together
367 social
368 force
369 northern
370 per
371 founded
372 act
373 though
374 society
375 wrote
376 further
377 women (UK Audio)
378 days
379 lost
380 continued
381 design
382 William (Received Pronunciation)
383 every
384 version
385 project
386 summer
387 live
Adjective:
388 men
389 man
390 European Audio (AU)
391 we
392 southern
393 position
394 board
395 India
396 France
397 round
398 railway
399 open
400 level
401 considered
402 control
403 opened
404 run
405 Australia
406 recorded
407 important
408 san
409 once
410 video
411 California
412 special
413 win
414 popular
415 appeared
416 match
417 release
418 common
419 battle
420 areas
421 hall
422 event
423 working
424 records
425 James (UK Audio)
426 formed
427 right
428 playing
429 see
430 average
431 others
432 short
433 similar
434 teams File:en-us-teams.ogg
435 elected
436 George Audio (AU)
437 currently
438 making
439 example
440 awards File:en-us-awards.ogg
441 construction
442 story
443 living
444 red
445 originally
446 debut
447 race
448 language
449 forces
450 lead Verb:
Metal:
451 la
452 signed
453 developed
454 modern
455 appointed
456 case
457 addition
458 police
459 wife
460 result
461 minister
462 schools File:en-us-schools.ogg
463 events
464 America
465 route
466 little
467 lake
468 Canada
469 himself
470 songs
471 current
472 upon
473 how
474 points
475 rock
476 present Noun, Adj:
Verb:
477 never
478 free
479 science
480 information
481 health
482 training
483 class
484 throughout
485 track
486 good
487 media (Received Pronunciation)
488 museum
489 across
490 Australian (Received Pronunciation)
491 human
492 census
493 Indian
494 style
495 personal
496 love
497 Germany
498 available
499 province
500 tour
501 away
502 eventually
503 body
504 despite
505 Eastern File:en-us-Eastern.ogg
506 sold
507 committee
508 performance
509 players File:en-us-players.ogg
510 features
511 festival
512 coach
513 should (stressed)
(unstressed)
514 return
515 taken
516 sea
517 seven
518 centre
519 followed
520 designed File:en-us-designed.ogg
521 performed
522 official
523 David
524 less
525 gave
526 months
527 finished
528 daughter
529 process
530 refer
531 study
532 Europe
533 institute
534 stage
535 term
536 range
537 chief
538 fire
539 does
540 rights
541 completed
542 arts
543 half
544 remained
545 largest
546 mother
547 character
548 includes
549 civil
550 private
551 light
552 leading
553 reported
554 network
555 help
556 usually
557 seen
558 groups
559 studies
560 featured File:en-us-featured.ogg
561 federal
562 full
563 episode
564 thus
565 academy
566 night
567 competition
568 women's File:en-us-women's.ogg
569 space
570 get
571 instead
572 China
573 must
574 Robert (UK Audio)
575 Japanese
576 go
577 Washington
578 front
579 UK File:en-us-UK.ogg
580 directed
581 tournament (UK Audio)
582 my
583 Thomas
584 news
585 books
586 brother
587 involved
588 campaign
589 independent
590 either
591 model
592 countries
593 awarded (UK Audio)
594 able
595 Japan
596 sports File:en-us-sports.ogg
597 Charles
598 gold
599 section
600 capital
601 kingdom
602 close Verb:
Noun:
603 middle
604 added
605 fourth
606 sent
607 movement
608 eight
609 studio
610 previous
611 provided
612 conference
613 above
614 soon
615 today
616 grand
617 magazine
618 Canadian (CA Audio)
619 replaced
620 aircraft
621 change
622 films
623 ten
624 medical
625 organization
626 bank
627 historic
628 coast
629 killed
630 management
631 degree
632 rather
633 industry
634 Russian
635 professor
636 Chinese
637 action
638 car
639 senior
640 systems File:en-us-systems.ogg
641 green
642 bridge
643 technology (UK Audio)
644 almost
645 shows
646 big
647 lower
648 week
649 success
650 writing
651 base
652 data and
653 families File:en-us-families.ogg
654 post
655 least
656 market
657 primary
658 female
659 reached
660 beginning
661 valley
662 ground
663 type
664 stated
665 tv File:en-us-tv.ogg
666 operations
667 attack
668 hospital
669 saw
670 approximately File:en-us-approximately.ogg
671 Paul
672 culture
673 republic
674 size
675 previously
676 decided
677 introduced
678 hill
679 buildings
680 championships File:en-us-championships.ogg
681 provide
682 native
683 successful
684 outside
685 parts
686 via (UK Audio)
687 theatre
688 placed
689 behind
690 bay
691 sometimes
692 Los Angeles
693 prior
694 whose
695 natural
696 active
697 future
698 scored File:en-us-scored.ogg
699 Italian
700 Africa
701 Spanish
702 attended
703 put
704 listed File:en-us-listed.ogg
705 brought
706 regional
707 structure
708 units File:en-us-units.ogg
709 Michael
710 possible
711 Henry (UK Audio)
712 municipality File:en-us-municipality.ogg
713 higher
714 start
715 collection
716 regular
717 star
718 results
719 square
720 interest
721 leader
722 economic File:en-us-economic.ogg
723 especially
724 contract Noun:
Verb:
725 too
726 trade
727 Texas
728 goal
729 below
730 winning
731 officer
732 foreign
733 generally
734 operation
735 runs
736 medal (Received Pronunciation)
737 changed File:en-us-changed.ogg
738 taking
739 novel
740 staff
741 significant
742 real
743 standard
744 far
745 limited
746 traditional File:en-us-traditional.ogg
747 African (UK Audio)
748 come
749 initially (UK Audio)
750 itself
751 location
752 commission
753 Roman
754 me
755 artist
756 Christian
757 plays
758 money
759 parliament
760 food
761 hit
762 governor
763 low
764 defeated
765 energy
766 student
767 strong
768 towards
769 notable
770 child
771 assembly
772 owned
773 Catholic
774 course
775 commercial
776 ship
777 foundation
778 channel
779 allowed
780 represented
781 property
782 places
783 navy
784 unit
785 ended
786 annual
787 command
788 Paris
789 km File:en-us-km.ogg
790 library
791 companies
792 whom
793 met
794 ever
795 activities
796 spent
797 plan
798 numerous
799 blue
800 earlier
801 means
802 highway
803 dr File:en-us-dr.ogg
804 required
805 musical
806 additional
807 practice
808 bill
809 noted
810 mountain
811 airport
812 Ireland
813 plant
814 security
815 income
816 issues
817 associated
818 manager
819 artists
820 related
821 access
822 brown
823 running
824 Peter
825 individual
826 Richard
827 older
828 victory
829 opening
830 programs File:en-us-programs.ogg
831 past
832 report
833 sound
834 press
835 woman
836 finally
837 find
838 background
839 policy
840 our
841 youth
842 financial
843 date
844 executive
845 launched File:en-us-launched.ogg
846 Soviet
847 administration
848 historical
849 closed
850 here
851 mark
852 captain
853 basketball
854 lived
855 ran
856 better
857 edition
858 famous
859 contains
860 Chicago
861 subsequently
862 move
863 selected
864 already
865 legal
866 rural Audio (GB)
867 religious
868 studied
869 entered
870 cultural
871 lines
872 person
873 test
874 appearance
875 complete
876 increased
877 rest
878 men's File:en-us-men's.ogg
879 New Zealand
880 secretary
881 complex Adj:
Noun:
882 seat
883 changes
884 matches File:en-us-matches.ogg
885 majority
886 room
887 loss
888 terms
889 review
890 empire
891 mission
892 Virginia
893 Los Angeles
894 Olympics File:en-us-Olympics.ogg
895 Italy
896 highest
897 stadium
898 becoming
899 goals
900 starting
901 wide
902 characters
903 writer
904 particularly
905 fact
906 mostly
907 Mexico
908 thought
909 hours
910 stone
911 retired File:en-us-retired.ogg
912 recording File:en-us-recording.ogg
913 going
914 give
915 feature
916 cross
917 Smith
918 author
919 operated
920 sir
921 recent
922 status
923 chart
924 theory
925 Greek
926 islands File:en-us-islands.ogg
927 caused
928 entire
929 got
930 remains
931 nine
932 engine
933 source
934 genus
935 forced
936 issue
937 singles
938 evidence
939 meeting
940 congress
941 port
942 variety
943 Pennsylvania
944 forest
945 passed
946 lord
947 uses File:en-us-uses.ogg
948 particular
949 key
950 supported
951 word
952 create
953 relationship
954 overall
955 hand
956 democratic
957 certain
958 castle
959 biography
960 nature
961 Mary
962 names
963 fort
964 parish
965 decision
966 serving
967 score
968 cover
969 Wales
970 singer
971 need
972 material
973 shown
974 Florida
975 upper
976 referred
977 larger
978 marriage
979 length
980 leaving
981 weeks
982 movie
983 raised
984 rate
985 justice
986 fall
987 always
988 minutes
989 junior (UK Audio)
990 competed File:en-us-competed.ogg
991 stations
992 turn
993 Irish
994 temple
995 cases
996 era
997 individuals
998 township Audio (AU)
999 claimed
1000 friends

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