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Pronunciation of Aluminum

Pronunciation details of Aluminum

How is Aluminum pronounced?

International Phonetic Alphabet coded:

  • aluminum = ə'luːmənəm (/ə/'l//m/ə/n/ə/m)

Hyphenation of Aluminum

How is Aluminum hyphenated?

  • British usage: Alu‐min‐um
  • American usage: Alu‐minum

Tongue twisters with Aluminum

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You can use tongue twisters (phrases that are difficult to articulate properly, especially fast) to help with pronunciation of certain words and sounds. Aluminum appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • aluminum, linoleum, molybdenum
  • There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

British English pronunciation

Aluminium or Aluminum - The Difference - ESL British English Pronunciation

American English pronunciation

How to pronounce ALUMINUM - American Pronunciation for ESL Students

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