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    correct pronunciation of "hour"

    Hi guys, I'm a newbie here. I just want to know if "hour" can also be pronounced as "ar". If yes, which is more correct, "a-wer" or "ar". Thanks!


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    Re: correct pronunciation of "hour"

    "hour" sounds exactly like "our", but in dialectical forms you may find "ar", and in Scotland "oor".

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    Re: correct pronunciation of "hour"

    Quote Originally Posted by tyrael13 View Post
    Hi guys, I'm a newbie here. I just want to know if "hour" can also be pronounced as "ar". If yes, which is more correct, "a-wer" or "ar". Thanks!
    Try the following site for an audio sample: hour definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta

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    Re: correct pronunciation of "hour"

    So I guess that using both pronunciation is correct based on this thread - http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/pr...ounce-our.html

    Thanks!

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