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    helenmeng is offline Newbie
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    The suffix 'tion'

    Hi, when do you pronounce 'tion' as 'shun' or 'jion'?

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    Re: The suffix 'tion'

    tion is always pronounced as shun in English.

    action (ac-shun)

    Lotion (lo-shun)

    consittution (con-sti - tu - shun)

    Can you share another way to say it?

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    Re: The suffix 'tion'

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    tion is always pronounced as shun in English.

    action (ac-shun)

    Lotion (lo-shun)

    consittution (con-sti - tu - shun)

    Can you share another way to say it?
    Yep. It's pronounced /chun/ after -s:
    bastion, combustion, digestion, exhaustion, question, suggestion

    Lou

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