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Most words with -er ending, sound different in British and American accent. In British it’s “a”, in American it’s “e”(don’t know how to correctly write transcription ).

But is there word, that has the same “e” sound in different accents, or vice-versa, a word, that has the same “a” pronunciation?

Like, water sounds different in America and Britian(there is also difference in “t” pronunciation). In American it’s like a “wodae”, and in British accent it’s “wotuh”. Is there a word with -er ending that all people pronounce the same?

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    I think you're wrong in your premise here, and the principal difference is rhoticity (whether the -r is pronounced). The -er in writer is very similar, apart from AmE tending to /əʳ/ whereas BrE tends to /ə/. And both accents have exceptions. However, others may be able to show that my rudimentary analysis is wrong.
    – Andrew Leach
    Commented May 15, 2020 at 7:11
  • Could you give us some examples of what you've observed? Commented May 15, 2020 at 7:23
  • @DecapitatedSoul what do You mean? Commented May 15, 2020 at 7:25
  • Most words with -er ending, sound different in British and American accent. In British it’s “a”, in American it’s “e” —> Examples of this kind of words. Commented May 15, 2020 at 7:27
  • Is there a word with -er ending that all people spell the same? -> water, matter, later etc etc etc. Commented May 15, 2020 at 8:47

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