107. How to pronounce woman/women

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English words can be really confusing sometimes.
In these how-to-pronounce episodes published on Fridays, I’ll help you with the pronunciation of confusing words.

Next week we’re going to celebrate Women’s Day. The day when we use the words “woman” and “women” more often to show our love and appreciation for all the women in our lives.

So, if you still haven’t figured out how to pronounce them effortlessly this episode is a great opportunity to learn and practice.

Here’s a loose transcription of these two words:

  • Woman: wu-m’n [IPA: ˈwʊm.ən]
  • Women: wi-m’n [IPA: ˈwɪm.ɪn] or [IPA: ˈwɪmən]

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