sound w

type special - a sound that is neither a vowel nor a consonant frequency 58 times per 1000 words progress
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audio example of w

This is the audio exerpt of w 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 w by pressing the word buttons.

how to pronounce w

1. Round your lips.

2. Raise the middle part of your tongue towards your soft palate without touching it.

3. Make your vocal cords vibrate during the pronunciation of this sound.

4. The result shall sound like something in between a vowel and a consonant.

pronunciation of phoneme w 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 w.

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