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I’m having trouble pronouncing the “œ” sound in these words. It sounds to me like it’s in between “a” and “u”.

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    What can we do to help on that matter ?
    – Eria
    Jan 14, 2016 at 16:38
  • @Eria Actually, I was wondering to which vowel in English the “œ” sound is closest to. {a, i, u, e, o}
    – Segwayinto
    Jan 14, 2016 at 16:42
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    I would use forvo.com for things like this. Reverso also has native pronunciations for every word in its database. Jan 14, 2016 at 18:02
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    Project Shtooka is a multilingual database of audio recordings of words and sentences. Audio files are said by real people. It is used by by wiktionary whenever they give the audio of the words.
    – None
    Jan 14, 2016 at 18:24
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    It'd be like how you pronounce the "ea" part in pearl, I'd say.
    – Sake
    Jan 14, 2016 at 20:51

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Some dictionaries have audio pronunciation.

Check this one for example.

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Think about "hour". Split it in two syllables. What you are looking for is exactly the second one.

You can have a look here, or here if you need.

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