how to pronounce hum

/ˈhʌm/

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The above transcription of hum is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hum is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of hum in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… your suit there's a hum of a fan noise …”

meaning of hum

Hum is a sound made by breathing in and out.

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