How to [Not] Pronounce Eritrea

AIR-REE-TREE-UH

is a common incorrect pronunciation of

EH-REE-THRAH

alternatively

EH-REE-THREE-YAH

a country in North East Africa.

compare video and audio below to hear the difference

How to Actually Pronounce Eritrea

One thought on “How to [Not] Pronounce Eritrea

  1. I was talking to a man from there. I thought he didn’t say “air-i-TRAY-yuh” but instead only three syllables with accent on the middle. I didn’t catch the “th” sound. Thanks. Colonialism displaying itself in “how-to-pronounce” videos. Racism is always casual, always informal, always “why bother?”

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