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The /h/ Sound

TongueThe position of the tongue depends on the sound that comes next.
LipsThe lips are open to let the air go through.
TeethThere is a separation between the teeth.
AirAir passes through the mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.

Examples of words with the /h/ sound


herder
/ˈhɜrdər/
/ˈhɛr-dər/
Pronounced by Kendra

heineken
/ˈhaɪnəkən/
/ˈhaɪ--kən/
Pronounced by Joanna

hawkeye
/ˈhɔkˌaɪ/
/ˈhɔk-ˌaɪ/
Pronounced by Joanna

herdal
/ˈhɛrdəl/
/ˈhɛr-dəl/
Pronounced by Joanna

hooters
/ˈhutərz/
/ˈhu-tərz/
Pronounced by Joanna

buckingham
/ˈbʌkɪŋˌhæm/
Pronounced by Matthew

heard
/hɜrd/
/ˈhɜrd/
Pronounced by Kimberly

housewife
/ˈhaʊsˌwaɪf/
Pronounced by Ivy

having
/ˈhævɪŋ/
/ˈhæ-vɪŋ/
Pronounced by Salli

hater
/ˈheɪtər/
/ˈheɪ-tər/
Pronounced by Ivy