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  1. #16
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    It's KAH-riss in England, but Americans/Canadians pronounces the "a" differently than we do, so I assume CARE-iss would be the right one (normal one?) over the pond. (This is something we should all keep in mind when talking about pronunciation )
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    Quote Originally Posted by uselesskitty View Post
    How do you pronounce carrot? In Canada carrot is pronounced "care-ret".
    KAH-ret. You know the snake in the Jungle Book called Kaa? Like that at the start.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ksheja View Post
    I'm American and I pronounce Carys with a short a as in cat - not care-is. I'm from New York. I also don't pronounce Ariel like air-ee-el, or Carrie like care-ee. And I don't pronounce Erin and Aaron the same way. It's the merry-Mary-marry thing. In some US regions, they sound the same. To me, they are completely distinct.

    This. I'm from the Philadelphia area, and I can't really portray how I pronounce it, because it's not CAR or CARE... kind of if you say "car" with a weird half right Boston accent. Maybe short a as in cat would be the best way to describe it.
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  4. #22
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    I've pronounced it rhyming with Paris

  5. #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockabella2009 View Post
    I've pronounced it rhyming with Paris
    Yeah, this is a good way of describing it.
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