How do you pronounce the word envelope?

Say it out loud to hear yourself say it.

  • En-ve-lope
    Vote A
  • On-ve-lope
    Vote B
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  • The correct English (as in British) pronunciation is Onvelope, it is derived from the french word meaning the same. The Americans have their own unique way of pronouncing many English words.

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What Guys Said 19

  • Either way is acceptable.

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    • ˈänvəˌlōp

      As the dullards can see, either is acceptable.

  • I think I use them interchangably.

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  • En-ve-lope because it 'envelops' the letter

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  • On-ve-lope sounds better and makes more sense to me.

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  • A. Which way is correct?

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  • like @BCRanger10
    I use them interchangably

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  • I'm from NJ and pronounce it as A. However we say a bunch of stuff different from the rest of the u. s.

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  • It's weird, I have pronounced it both ways, with no reasoning behind saying it one way or the other.

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  • Wtf is an onvelope freaking weirdos (;

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  • Lol what is onvelope xd

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  • its more an "ahn" sound

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  • Onvelope sounds french to me

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  • I heard lotsa people say option B but i say "In-va-lope"

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    • Invalope? I've never heard that... wow :-O

    • No thats how i pronounce it and if u know how to sound our the -en it will sound like -in than -ve sounds like -va an then the lope juz stays by itself

  • My answer is A

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  • Usually 1. Occasionally 2.

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  • In-va-lupe

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  • En-ve-lope

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  • last time i checked, i didn't see the letters "ON" in the beginning of that word... lol i say ENvelope

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    • I heard someone say Onvelope so I was just wondering lol.

      Same goes with the word Auntie.
      I heard someone say Ant-tie.

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    • Entrepreneur, encore, entourage, ensemble, entree.

      You'd sound pretty stupid not pronouncing these with an "o". 😂😂😂

    • @Goldie757 thats why i said the word "usually" ;)

  • The way it's spelled I guess because I'm from the US

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What Girls Said 12

  • On-ve-lope
    i pronounce it the french way.

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  • the first one

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  • Voted A

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  • I just say En-ve-lope.

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  • En-vell-lope

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  • I use both. Whatever one falls out of my mouth at the time lol

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  • On-VE-lope, but I pronounce things the British way

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  • en·vel·ope so A

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  • En ve lope

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  • The first one.

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  • Ayeee I'm part of the minorty 😎

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  • I say A.

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