how to pronounce yawn

/jɑːn/

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The above transcription of yawn 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.

yawn is pronounced in one syllable

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jɑːn

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

“… right here on yourself if you yawn you …”

meaning of yawn

Yawn is the act of inhaling deeply and exhaling slowly through the mouth.

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