How Do You Pronounce 'Edinburgh'?
Pronounce 'Edinburgh' Audio
Phonetics For 'Edinburgh'?
A Quick Overview Of Edinburgh
The 'burgh' here is an example of a neutral vowel, indicated by the 'ə'. This means it sounds like 'uh'. In 'Edinburgh' there should intuitively only be one 'uh' sound - in reality there are 2. It's just one of those things.
A neutral vowel, 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', 'rEly', 'bEhind', 'watEr' and 'cOmmunicate'. The neutral vowel is indicated by this symbol - 'ə'. Note that a neutral vowel is not stressed.