P

P piː same as pea
pain pɛɪn same as pane
palm pɑːm
pane pɛɪn same as pain
paprika pəˈpriːkə rhymes with Eureka
parallel­epiped ˌpærəlɛlˈɛpɪpɛd not like piped
parlour ˈpɑːlə cf. gala
parmesan ˈpɑːmɪzæn cf. marzipan
pasta ˈpæstə
pasteurised ˈpɑːstʃəˌrɑɪzd after Lewie Pasture
patriot ˈpɛɪtriːət
patronise ˈpɛɪtrəˌnɑɪz
pen pɛn cf. pin
perpetual pɜːˈpɛtʃuːəl
phlegm flɛm no ɡ
phoneme ˈfəʊniːm cf. blaspheme
phonemic fəˈnɛmɪk like academic
picturesque ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk
pidgin ˈpɪdʒɪn
pin pɪn cf. pen
plaits plæts = US braids
plastic ˈplæstɪk
player ˈplɛɪ ə cf. prayer
pleasant ˈplɛzənt cf. crescent
plosive ˈpləʊzɪv less often ˈpləʊsɪv
pneumonic njuːˈmɒnɪk cf. gnomonic
police pəˈliːs
Polynesia ˌpɒliːˈniːʒə or ˌpɒliːˈniːziːə
pool puːl cf. pull
poor pɔː not usually pʊə
pore pɔː same as paw
post­alveolar ˌpəʊstælˈviːələ
potato pəˈtɛɪtəʊ nobody says poTAHto
pour pɔː like the rest!
prayer prɛə cf. mayor
preferably ˈprɛfrəbliː
premiere ˈprɛmiːɛə
prestigious prəˈstɪdʒəs
pretty ˈprɪtiː
price prɑɪs
primarily prɑɪˈmɛrɪliː cf. voluntarily
privacy ˈprɪvəsiː no pry
process ˈprəʊsɛs
produce ˈprɒdjuːs noun
produce prəˈdʒuːs verb
project ˈprɒdʒɛkt noun
pronunci­ation prəˌnənsiːˈɛɪʃən not ‑noun‑
psi sɑɪ not as Ancient Greek
publicly ˈpəblɪkliː cf. cyclically
pull pʊl cf. pool
pumice ˈpəmɪs
puncture ˈpəŋktʃə
purchase ˈpɜːtʃɪs
pure pjʊə or pjɔː
purr pɜː not as onomatopoeia
pursuit pəˈsjuːt cf. suit
put pʊt cf. putt
putt pət cf. put
putted ˈpətɪd cf. puttered
puttered ˈpətəd cf. puttied
puttied ˈpətiːd cf. putted
pyjamas pɪˈdʒɑːməz