How Do You Pronounce 'Broughton'?
A Quick Overview Of Broughton
The pronunciation of this word is just one of those things - no rules apply. You have to learn it as you go along.
A neutral vowel at the end of 'Broughton', also known as a 'schwa' is very prevalent in English. It is the sound of the 'e' in 'the' and the 'uh' sound in 'a'. In each of the following examples ( and there are many more) the neutral vowel is capitalised: 'sYringe', 'Adept', 'rEmind', 'ChinA', 'rly', 'bEhind', 'watEr' and 'cOmmunicate'. The neutral vowel is indicated by this symbol - 'ə'. Note that a neutral vowel is not stressed.