How Do You Pronounce Baobab Tree?

As with many words in the English language, there are many pronunciations that form over time. For Baobab, people have different pronunciations dependent on where they are from.

If you are from West Africa, it is pronounced as 'bau-bab

If you are from South Africa, it is pronounced as bay-O-bab or bay-O-bob

 

You can listen to how it is pronounced here: Merriam-Webster's dictionary pronunciation

Still feeling a little nervous about pronouncing Baobab fruit in front of your friends or at the store? We have a tip for you! Just remember:

powbab is for baobab.


And there you have it! Now this brings us to: You Say 'Tomāto', I say 'Tomäto'... for a #throwback musical from Shall We Dance, with Fred Astaire and
Ginger Rogers :) 

 




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