Showing 1-6 of 6 entries tagged

pronunciations

Meet the Editors: Catherine Sangster

Meet Catherine Sangster, our Head of Pronunciations, whose job it is to ‘look after the bits of the dictionary that tell you how to pronounce the word you’re looking up’….

Release notes: Manx English pronunciation

Two years ago, OED began to expand coverage of pronunciations to include more varieties of English used around the world. Entries labelled as Australian, Canadian, Caribbean, Hong Kong, Irish, New…

A note on Welsh English pronunciations

This update includes the addition of more than a hundred Welsh English pronunciations for words borrowed from Welsh into English, such as cwtch, cariad, pennill, and pryddest. This represents an…

Release notes: World English pronunciations

In this update, we publish written and spoken pronunciations for several additional varieties of English. British and American English pronunciations are always given for all non-obsolete words. Now, words which…

Release notes: new features and functions

This quarterly update to OED Online brings the usual diverse sets of new and revised words, but also some changes to the site’s features and functions. In December 2015, we…