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==/ɔː/==
 
==/ɔː/==
*awe, awesome, awful, awkward, bawdy, brawl, claw, coleslaw, crawfish ''(also'' crayfish), crawl, dawn, draw, drawer /drɔːr/, flaw, hawk, jaw, law, lawn, lawyer, macaw, paw, pawn, prawn, raw, saw, scrawny, spawn, straw, thaw, withdraw, yawn
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*awe, awesome, awful, awkward, bawdy, brawl, claw, coleslaw, crawfish ''(also'' crayfish), crawl, dawn, draw, drawer /drɔːr/, flaw, hawk, jaw, law, lawn, macaw, paw, pawn, prawn, raw, saw, scrawny, spawn, straw, thaw, withdraw, yawn
  
 
==Different syllables==
 
==Different syllables==
 
*/əw/: away - aware - award - awry - Delaware - Hawaii
 
*/əw/: away - aware - award - awry - Delaware - Hawaii
 
*/ɑːw/: Malawi
 
*/ɑːw/: Malawi
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==Variant pronunciations==
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*lawyer /ˈlɔjər, ˈlɔɪər/<ref>Dictionary.com, Random House Inc., [http://www.dictionary.com/browse/lawyer lawyer].</ref>
  
 
==Homophones==
 
==Homophones==
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
 
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ɔː

law /lɔː/

IPA vowels
æ ɑː
trap father - start
e
dress face square
ɪ ɪə
kit fleece near
ɒ əʊ ɔː
lot goat taught
ʊ ʊə
foot goose mature
juː jʊə
cute cure
ʌ ə ɜː
strut comma nurse
ɔɪ
price mouth choice

The sequence "aw" very reliably represents IPA phoneme /ɔː/.

/ɔː/

  • awe, awesome, awful, awkward, bawdy, brawl, claw, coleslaw, crawfish (also crayfish), crawl, dawn, draw, drawer /drɔːr/, flaw, hawk, jaw, law, lawn, macaw, paw, pawn, prawn, raw, saw, scrawny, spawn, straw, thaw, withdraw, yawn

Different syllables

  • /əw/: away - aware - award - awry - Delaware - Hawaii
  • /ɑːw/: Malawi

Variant pronunciations

  • lawyer /ˈlɔjər, ˈlɔɪər/[1]

Homophones

  • claws - clause; paws - pause;

References

  1. Dictionary.com, Random House Inc., lawyer.

See also

External links