how to pronounce wan


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The above transcription of wan 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.

wan is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of wan


  1. Pronunciation spelling of one, representing Ireland English.
  2. A girl or woman.
  3. Acronym of wide area network.
  4. The quality of being wan; wanness.


  1. Pale, sickly-looking.
  2. Bland, uninterested.
  3. Dim, faint.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of win.


  1. A surname​.

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