how to pronounce sum

/ˈsʌm/

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The above transcription of sum 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.

sum is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… what is a zero sum you know it's never …”

meaning of sum

Sum means a quantity of something.

words with pronunciation similar to sum

somesungsubsongumsummerthumbsumscomehum

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