sound ɑː

type modified - a sound is pronounced differently than typically frequency 116 times per 1000 words progress
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audio example of ɑː

This is the audio exerpt of ɑː spoken within a word. It may sound a little short or unclear, but that's exactly how it's in the real context. For more details, read the below explanation of pronunciation and listen example words that contain ɑː by pressing the word buttons.

how to pronounce ɑː

1. Open your mouth for about 100%.

2. Relax your lips.

3. Raise the utmost back of your tongue without touching the back palate.

4. Push air from lungs while vibrating vocal cords.

5. Pronounce this sound noticeably longer than normal ones.

pronunciation of phoneme ɑː in its natural context

Often sounds are affected by the neighboring sounds. That's because during speach our mouth is always transitioning from one position to another. Below, you can find the most frequent syllables that include the sound ɑː.

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