Could you please tell me the correct pronunciation of the given bold words?
1- Best- loved hobby. (loved or lovid)
2- Sitting cross-legged. (legged or leggid)
3- Feeling jet- lagged.(legged or leggid)
Could you please also give me some examples of the same thing, i.e where the pronunciation may change and deceive the non- native speakers?
1- Best-loved hobby. /lovd/
2- Sitting cross-legged. /legid/
3- Feeling jet-lagged. /lagd/
The set of adjectives that are pronunced with a separate syllable for the -ed ending is rather limited and is not expanding:
Some of these (e.g. learned, aged) have both pronunciations and are used in different ways, usually with the adjective bisyllabic and the participle monosyllabic.