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Syllables

The word 'humus' has 2 syllables.
ˈhju-məs


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

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

#2: /h/
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.
#3: /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.
#4: /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: /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.
#6: /ə/
TongueThe tongue remains forward and relaxed.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#7: /s/
TongueThe tongue is behind the teeth.
Lips
TeethThe teeth remain clenched.
AirThe air flows through the tip of the tongue towards the edge of the teeth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.

Examples of sentences with the word 'humus'

My hummus brings all the vegans to the yard, and they're like, it's better than yours!

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Humus in the summer makes my tummy happy, But too much humus makes my tummy sappy. So if you want to join me for lunch, Let's just have a little bit and not over crunch!

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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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