How to pronounce Kiribati?

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Pronunciation of Kiribati in Chicago, Illinois, USA

KEER-ih-bas
KEER - rhymes with 'near' or 'beer'
bas - rhymes with 'gas' or 'mass'



Type of Name:

Name of Sovereign Nation

Origin:

Gilbertese

Meaning:

An island nation in the central Pacific Ocean consisting of 32 atolls dispersed over 3.2 million kilometers.

Additional Information:

The pronunciation is derived from the local approximation of "Gilberts," as the main island chain of Kiribati was formerly known as the Gilbert Islands. The pronunciation 'keer-ih-BAH-tee' is incorrect.


Comments:

Pronunciation of Kiribati in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Kiribati is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ K EE R ih b ae s ]
K EE R ih b ae s
key see rat it bat at so


Type of Name:

Name of Sovereign Nation

Origin:

Gilbertese

Meaning:

An island nation in the central Pacific Ocean consisting of 32 atolls dispersed over 3.2 million kilometers.

Additional Information:

The pronunciation is derived from the local approximation of "Gilberts," as the main island chain of Kiribati was formerly known as the Gilbert Islands. The pronunciation 'keer-ih-BAH-tee' is incorrect.


Comments:

Pronunciation of Kiribati in US

Kiribati is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ k IH r IH b AH t ee ]
k IH r IH b AH t ee
key it rat it bat car to see


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