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    The 'a' sound in "man"

    Hi,

    What do you call the 'a' sound in "man" and "can"?

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    Re: The 'a' sound in "man"

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Hi,

    What do you call the 'a' sound in "man" and "can"?
    ' digraph', sometimes called 'ash' (which includes the sound).
    It's meant to be the same sound as the 'a' in 'cat', 'bad', though it always sounds a bit different to me.




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