PronunciationWhen your best guess is that it is either in Greek or Chinese.
[ | ˈɪ̃ŋ.ɡlɪʃ ˈɪz. zə ˈwɛst. ɟɚˈmæ̃n.nɪk ˈlæ̃ŋ.ɡwɪɟ. ɟɚˈɹɪɟ. ɟə̃n.nəɫ.li ˈspoʊ̯ʔ.ə̃m ˈbaɪ̯ ˈði. ɪ̃nˈhæb.bəʔ.ə̃nsː. səv ˌɝː.lĩ. mɪdˈiːv.vəɫ ˈɪ̃ŋ.ɡlə̃nd | ]
- Just listen.
- Listen and read along silently.
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