The pronunciation of bear is widely considered to be difficult. We are building a video-based pronunciation dictionary and usage API to help you learn how to pronounce and use bear, along with tens of thousands of other English words and phrases.
Typical dictionaries provide you with audio snippets and usage examples like below:
She agreed to bear the responsibility
I cannot bear his constant criticism
bear a resemblance
Our service extends existing pronunciation dictionaries by adding visual and situational context.
bear is a homophone
bare. Being homophones, they are pronounced alike but vary in meaning
and possibly spelling. Watching videos for these words will allow you to see how their sound, when pronounced, could be
interpreted differently given the context.
Thoughts* on how to pronounce
Bear is pronounced just like bare, its homonym match. This is not to be confused with beer, which is sometimes used when mispronouncing the word.
*These are free thoughts on the pronunciation of bear, and they will likely
evolve overtime. They are typically informal and may use different a phonetic pronunciation
alphabet from time to time.
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