The Most Mispronounced Words, 'Dalgona' to 'Måneskin', you too?


Who often mispronounces, for example, every time they mention the word 'Dalgona' or the rising band 'Mneskin'? It's okay, his name is also learning. But if you can after this you can avoid the wrong pronunciation of these words.

Studies from language learning app Babble and The British Institute of Verbatim Reporters help find out which words are often mispronounced in 2021. Esteven Touma, a teacher at Babble, says that readers usually have a hard time pronouncing new words or names that are going viral on the internet.

"It's always interesting for us to see the most frequently mispronounced terms every year, as they are usually new regional languages ​​or words borrowed from, or derived from, other languages," he said.

"When they become colloquial, it's nice to see people at least try to pronounce them correctly, because having the confidence to pronounce new words and phrases is one of the most important aspects when learning a language," Touma continues.

Here is our summary from Mirror UK, Monday (20/12/2021) here are the most mispronounced words in 2021:

1. Cheugy (Read: choo-gee)

The term that was popularized by Gen Z is often used to mock the outdated fashion of millennials. Often used also to express something that is not cool.

2. Nusr-Et (Read: nus-RET)

This is a famous London restaurant which opened last October. This restaurant is owned by Nusret Gökçe aka 'Salt Bae'.

3. Shein (Read: SHEE-in)

This Chinese fashion company offers goods, clothing, to high fashion accessories at low prices.

4. Måneskin (Read: MOH-ne-skin)

The Italian band have been crowned Eurovision 2021 champions with their hit song 'Zitti E Buoni.' Their name means 'moonlight' in Danish.

5. Dalgona (Read: tal-goh-NAH)

His name became increasingly popular when 'Squid Game' from Netflix brought the name 'Dalgona Candy' which is a Korean snack made from melted sugar mixed with baking soda.

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