The dipthong sound of 'PHONE' in English pronunciation
This dipthong sound is commonly merged with @clock clock.
Common words, such as won't, don't, most and only, contain this sound.
Try not to merge these sounds.
If you say I won't want one. these two words do not sound the same.
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Words with this sound
Jonathan Joe Had a mouth like an 'O'
And that's what makes him so funny
If you give him a smile
Once in a while
He never expects any money.
How to make this sound
This is a diphthong because it is made
while the mouth closes.
The word 'close' has this sound. As the mouth closes this sound is made.
The lips are rounded and quite open at first, and then the jaw
is brought forward and the lips are moved into a smaller circle shape.
It is made by moving the mouth quickly from the
sound to the