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[[:Decoding written words|aw]]
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The sequence "aw" very reliably represents IPA phoneme /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
- /əw/: away - aware - award - awry - Delaware - Hawaii
- /ɑːw/: Malawi
- lawyer /ˈlɔːjər, ˈlɔɪər/
- claws - clause; paws - pause;
- Dictionary.com, Random House Inc., lawyer.