How would I phonetically spell the way locals pronounce Louisville?
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If you're speaking of the Louisville in Kentucky, when I was last in those parts it was pronounced approximately /ˈlʊəvl̩ /, with a syllabic /l/ and the first syllable just barely a diphthong. The one in Tennessee has a more definite diphthong: /ˈlʊivl̩ /.