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    How to pronounce "clothes" ?

    Is it correct to pronounce "clothes" as "close" so without the "th" sound ?
    And can it also be pronounced as "closes", so without a "th" sound and with a "z" sound at the end ?

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    Exclamation Re: How to pronounce "clothes" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is it correct to pronounce "clothes" as "close" so without the "th" sound ?
    And can it also be pronounced as "closes", so without a "th" sound and with a "z" sound at the end ?
    It is pronounced as klōz, klōthz or Klohth depending on where you live.

    In India, we pronounceklōthz with the sound th and the 'z' sound at the end.

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    Re: How to pronounce "clothes" ?

    I have learnt it's kluths or kluthz.

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    Re: How to pronounce "clothes" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    I have learnt it's kluths or kluthz.
    What does your 'u' mean? In British English (RBP), the voicing changes the vowel:

    clothes - /kləʊz/

    cloths - /klɒθs/
    ('Cloth' can be either countable or uncountable. It's often countable in compound words like facecloth or dishcloth.)

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