How Do You Spell LOEB?
The spelling of the word "loeb" can be a bit confusing as it doesn't follow typical English spelling patterns. The IPA phonetic transcription of "loeb" is /loʊb/, which represents the long "o" sound followed by a "b" sound. This spelling is likely derived from German or Yiddish, where the combination of the "oe" letters creates the same sound as the English long "o". While uncommon in English, this spelling persists in certain surnames and place names.