Proper Pronunciation Guide
- Pronounce the letters “aw” as /ɔ/—like the sound of disappointment, Awwwww!
- Do not diphthongize the vowel in this word as /uɔ/ or substitute the vowels /ɑ/,/ɑ͜u/, or/o͜u/.
- Do not cut the vowel off too abruptly but rather sustain it slightly because it is final.
|She's studying law.|
|She works in a law office.|
|Bob received a low score on the law exam.|