Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

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What is the correct pronunciation of "Terabithia" in the title Bridge to Terabithia?

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It is possible that there are multiple pronunciations of the word "Terabithia"; however, I have only ever heard it pronounced one way. The "ter" section of the word pronounces the vowel in a way that would rhyme with "bear," "care," "tare," and "tear" (as in a rip in a piece of paper). The "a" after "ter" is pronounced with a short "a," which would sound like the filler word "uh." "Bith" pronounces the "i" in a the same...

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The word "Terabithia" is pronounced (Tear-a-bi-the-a). Hope this answer is helpful and to the point :-)

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meche3499 | Student

its pronounced ter-a-bith-e-a

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