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Syllables

The word 'bulimia' has 4 syllables.
bju-ˈlɪ--ə


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Sound by Sound American English Phonetic Pronunciation of the word 'Bulimia'

Practicing the sound by sound pronunciation table of the word 'Bulimia' will help you improve your spoken American English.

#1: /b/
LipsThe lips start together. Then they separate.
TeethThere is a small gap between the teeth.
AirFirst, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#2: /j/
TongueThe mid and front part of the tongue raises and presses against the roof of the mouth. The tip of the tongue comes down and touches behind the bottom front teeth.
AirThe throat compresses the airflow.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#3: /u/
TongueThe back part of the tongue stretches up towards the soft palate. The front part of the tongue remains down, touching, or behind, the bottom front teeth.
LipsThe lips relax while forming a rounded shape.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#5: /l/
TongueThe tongue is against the back of the upper teeth.
AirThe air flows around the sides of the mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#6: /ɪ/
TongueThe 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.
LipsThe lips separated and relaxed.
JawThe jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#7: /m/
LipsThe lips are together.
AirThe air comes out of the nose. There is no flow of air through the mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#8: /ɪ/
TongueThe 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.
LipsThe lips separated and relaxed.
JawThe jaw drops and the mouth opens a little bit.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#9: /ə/
TongueThe tongue remains forward and relaxed.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of sentences with the word 'bulimia'

Bulimia is not a laughing matter, but a full plate of tacos always brings me joy.

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Bulimia Betty belched big baked beans, but bestie Bryson blamed the bouncy bouncy ball that bounced onto Betty's belly.

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