Acai Pronunciation

How to pronounce Açaí Correctly

Acai pronunciation can be tricky if you’ve never heard anyone else say it. Acai is pronounced ah-sah-EE.  Another way to show how to say acai is [aˌsaˈi] in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Confused by acai and açaí? Acai is just the Americanized spelling of the same word. It’s pronounced the same way and is a whole lot easier to spell!

Acai Pronunciation

Acai Pronunciation

Incorrect Acai Pronunciation?

If you’re just learning about acai you may have found that some articles and videos pronounce acai differently. Most articles are wrong! Check out the acai pronunciation video and audio below to make sure you’re pronouncing it correctly. It’s important to pronounce it correctly when you order an acai bowl or acai smoothie or even just start talking about acai in general.

How to Say Acai on YouTube

There are a number of acai pronunciation videos on YouTube. Be careful though, not all of them pronounce it correctly. Here’s a good one:

 Acai Pronounced by Wikipedia

Thankfully wikipedia has provided an awesome file that will read the word acai out loud to you so that you can learn how to pronounce it:

What is Acai Anyway?

Acai is the berry from an acai palm. The palm grows in South America, mostly in Brazil. The acai berry is harvested and turned into a purple pulp. This pulp is used to make delicious foods like smoothies and acai bowls.

Acai Palm

Acai Palm (image from WIkipedia)

Where to Get Acai?

Since acai is grown in South America if you live in the United States you will have to buy frozen acai, acai juice, or acai pills. Frozen acai is crazy expensive! Check out Amazon for the latest price. Be prepared to have your mind blown!

Acai Berry Pronunciation

Looking for how to say acai berry? Check out our acai berry pronunciation page.

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