Learn How to Pronounce GENRE Correctly

Learn how to pronounce genre correctly by understanding the syllables

The word genre is made up of 2 syllables.

It’s pronounced ZHON◦ruh


not JEN◦ruh

In the picture we see an album cover for “Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

The sentence reads: Folk rock is a musical genre which combines elements of folk music and rock music, made popular by such artists as Simon and Garfunkel.

Examples of genre from news items:

Likewise “Sackboy: A Big Adventure,” starring the handcrafted character first introduced in the “LittleBigPlanet” series, a pivotal franchise in establishing and furthering games that encourage player creation, a genre dominated today by “Minecraft.”
Source: Los Angeles Times

The F-list provides details of more than 4,500 musicians in all genres of music, and is free to use.
Source: BBC

This genre is starting to resemble its subject matter: It is everywhere, often quite boring and repetitive, and not as good as it used to be.
Source: New York Times

They shared some of the resentments and furies of punk, ska and hip-hop — politicized genres by nature — but in their cashmere sweaters and emphatically new-moneyed glamour, they broadcast mixed signals to a mass audience.
Source: The Washington Post

Befitting his ongoing work to collapse artistic distinctions — famously, Brockhampton includes a handful of nonmusical members — his third solo album flits between genres and moods.
Source: New York Times

As you were interested in how to pronounce GENRE, be sure to check out this page for another word which causes confusion with pronunciation:
How to Pronounce GAUGE


Image Credit

Slide 4 – Simon & Garfunkel
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