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7 years, 8 months ago
How do you correctly pronounce
yang in American English? Especially the "yang" part because I hear it pronounced as it's spelled and also I think I've heard it like "yong".
If you use IPA please also give some rhyming words because IPA doesn't practically help me.
Sep 23, 2015 at 21:04
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yang (in American English) is pronounced somewhere between "yang" (rhyming with bang) and "yong" (rhyming with bong). Think of the first sound in the word "yacht", then add a "ng" at the end. That's as close as it's going to get. But it isn't really a pure "-ong" sound.
But if that's tricky, you can say it as rhymes with "bang" or "bong". No one will mind too much.
Sep 23, 2015 at 21:13
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