Reblogging because it’s true.
There are words I can use and define and say in my brain yet I’m always terrified of saying them out loud for fear that I’ll end up pronouncing them incorrectly.
the solution is ipa, obviously
yes but do I just look up every word I’ve ever learned through writing that way? Besides, I’ll never remember.
Yup. The only word I can think of off the top of my head is demesnes. I don’t even know how I would have pronounced it, but it’s said like “demain”