How is Qatar pronounced?
You pronounce it koo də grahs. The first word is easy phonetically. The ‘e’ in ‘de’ is a neutral vowel, so pronounce is closer to ‘duh’ or like the ‘a’ in ‘China’.
Is Qatar pronounced or cutter?
It is generally acceptable to say pronounce Qatar as kuh-TAR or cutter. The most authentic version of pronouncing Qatar in Arabic is probably closer to kuh-ter (with the right emphasis/inflection) There are several other variations to pronouncing Qatar beyond cutter and kuh-TAR.
Why is Qatar called cutter?
As /u/Nickolaus pointed out, “Cutter” and “Gutter” are closest to how Qataris themselves pronounce it. Also “Cuttar”, slight emphasis on the first syllable. The “ka-TAR” pronunciation was formerly more common in the English-speaking world.
Do they speak English in Qatar?
English is the second most used language in Qatar after Arabic. With its roots in the colonial era, English was used for official purposes during the British rule. Currently, although English is not an official language in Qatar, it is widely accepted as the second language in Qatar.