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  1. Anonymous
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    Pronunciation

    1) What is the exact pronunciation of plural "s" at the end of words which have "th" ?

    2) What is the difference between these phonetics ? "a:" , ">:"

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    It sounds like an 's' not a 'z'.
    a: = arm, barn, farm
    what you have as >:, though it's more like a backwards 'c', = bore saw, caught.


    Lots of links:
    https://www.usingenglish.com/links/S...Pronunciation/
    Downloadable phonemic charts:
    http://janmulder.co.uk/Phonmap/
    Online ones:
    http://www.stuff.co.uk/calcul_nd.htm

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