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The word 'burden' has 2 syllables.
ˈbɜr-dən


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

Practicing the sound by sound pronunciation table of the word 'Burden' 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: /ɜ/
TongueThe middle part of the tongue lifts towards the roof of the mouth in the middle. The front of the tongue hangs down. But it does not touch anything.
LipsThe corners of the lips come in, pushing the lips away from the face.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#4: /r/
TongueThe tongue forms an arch near the roof of the mouth. It does not touch any part of the mouth.
AirThe air flows through a narrow space in your mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#5: /d/
TongueThe tongue comes up. The front part touches the roof of the mouth behind the top teeth. Then it pulls down to release the air.
TeethThe teeth are together. Then they separate.
AirFirst, the air stops. Then it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#6: /ə/
TongueThe tongue remains forward and relaxed.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#7: /n/
TongueYour tongue is against the ridge behind the top teeth.
AirThe air flows through the nose.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of sentences with the word 'burden'

I finally convinced my boss to carry the burden of buying donuts for the office.

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Bert's burnt burrito burdened his belly badly, but Beverly's bouncy ball bounced back beautifully.

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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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