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The word 'bum' has one syllable.
ˈbʌm


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

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

#2: /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.
#3: /ʌ/
TongueThe tongue relaxes. The back of the tongue presses down a little bit. The tip of the tongue is forward.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#4: /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.

Examples of sentences with the word 'bum'

I went to the shops, but all I bought was a bouncy bum!

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Benny bought a big bamboo bum brush, but before he could brush his bum, his boss came by and borrowed his bum brush to brush his beard.

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roʊˈmæntɪk lʌv əˈlaʊz ju tu ˈfoʊkəs ˈmeɪtɪŋ ˈɛnərʤi əˈtæʧmənt səˈsteɪnz ðæt riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp æz lɔŋ æz ˈnɛsəˌsɛri tu reɪz jʊər ˈbeɪbi




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