Quora – How do you pronounce walk vs. wok?

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I pronounce them slightly differently, although the difference is very small. Using the International Phonetic Alphabet, I pronounce walk as /wɔːk/ and wok as /wɒk/. Both are single syllables. The way I pronounce walk rhymes with talk (/tɔːk/) and wok rhymes with cock (/kɒk/).

If you want to learn more about the International Phonetic Alphabet, you can find a guide here: International Phonetic Alphabet and Phonemic Alphabets

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