How Do You Spell ER?

The spelling of the word "er" can be tricky, as it is often pronounced differently depending on the context it is used in. In general, it is pronounced as a short vowel sound like "uh" or "er" itself. In IPA phonetic transcription, it is represented as /ər/ or /ɜr/. However, in certain words such as "herb" or "merit", it is pronounced with a silent "h" and a long "e" sound, represented as /hɜrb/ and /mɛrɪt/. Paying attention to the context of the word can help in proper spelling and pronunciation of "er".

Top Common Misspellings for ER *

  • erx 42.8571428%
  • erj 28.5714285%
  • aer 14.2857142%

* The statistics data for these misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Other Common Misspellings for ER

Similar spelling words for ER

2 words made out of letters ER

2 letters


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