phonetics

/ɑː/ for heart

a for heart

  • This is a long vowel sound. In British English it mustn’t sound as if it had a final ‘r’ after the vowel sound, where in Standard American this ‘r’ would be sounded.
  • Examples for this sound are in the words: car, calm, father , heart.
  • The transcription of these words: / kɑː/ / kɑːm/ /ˈfɑːðə/ /hɑːt/

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