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The syllable 'ˈaɪ'

/ˈaɪ/


Phonetic Ponunciation of the syllable 'ˈaɪ'

SoundTongueLipsJawTeethAirVocal Chords
/ˈ/
/a/The tip of the tongue moves at the bottom of the mouth near the center.The jaw drops opening the mouth.The vocal cords vibrate.
/ɪ/The tongue raises high in the mouth. It moves to the front of the mouth. Then the tip of the tongue moves behind the bottom front teeth. The tongue remains relaxed in the front of the mouth.The lips separated and relaxed.The jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.The vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of words with the /ˈaɪ/ syllable


zachariah
/ˌzækərˈaɪə/
Pronounced by Ivy

aisle
/ˈaɪəl/
/ˈaɪl/
Pronounced by Justin

aiwa
/ˈaɪwə/
/ˈaɪ-/
Pronounced by Joey

icahn
/ˈaɪkɑn/
/ˈaɪ-kɑn/
Pronounced by Kimberly

eyelashes
/ˈaɪˌlæʃɪz/
/ˈaɪ-ˌlæ-ʃɪz/
Pronounced by Ivy

island
/ˈaɪlənd/
/ˈaɪ-lənd/
Pronounced by Kendra

iowa
/ˈaɪəwə/
/ˈaɪ-ə-/
Pronounced by Joanna

ironing
/ˈaɪərnɪŋ/
/ˈaɪ-ər-nɪŋ/
Pronounced by Kendra

ivory
/ˈaɪvərɪ/
/ˈaɪ-vər-ɪ/
Pronounced by Matthew

iman
/ˈaɪmən/
/ˈaɪ-mən/
Pronounced by Joanna