how to pronounce shaft

/ˈʃæft/

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The above transcription of shaft 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.

shaft is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… got a job in a clothes shaft you know I …”

meaning of shaft

A shaft is a long, narrow tunnel that is dug into the ground.

words with pronunciation similar to shaft

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