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Centaurea gymnocarpa

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Cen-tau-re-a

ken…TAU…r⋅r⋅reh…ah

syllable

pronunciation rules

you say

Cen

c is always hard as in cat

short ĕ as in pet

ken

tau

diphthong au as ou in house

stress 3rd to last syllable (default)

TAU

re

r is always trilled or rolled

long ē as in they

r⋅r⋅reh

a

short ă as in apart

ah


gym-no-car-pa

goom…noh…KAR⋅R⋅R…pah

syllable

pronunciation rules

you say

gym

g always hard as in go

short y as u in du (French)

goom

no

long ō as in note

noh

car

c is always hard as in cat

long ā as in father

r is always trilled or rolled

if 2nd to last syllable contains a long vowel: stress

KAR⋅R⋅R

pa

short ă as in apart

pah