Learn how to pronounce the words OWE, OH, O with this American English Homophone Pronunciation Lesson. These words are pronounced the same way.


OH: an exclamation of surprise

O: the letter

Owe: an obligation to pay


These words are pronounced /oʊ/.


Oh! I still owe you for dinner at the O.

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Hello it is Jennifer from Tarle speech with your two for Tuesday! Today is actually a three for Tuesday. We have three words that are pronounced exactly the same way. They just have different spellings and different meanings.

We have oh an exclamation of surprise

O the letter

And owe an obligation to pay

This is super simple you’re just going to say one sound o. To make this sound you’re going to open your mouth in a wide oval tip of your tongue is super low back of your tongue is pulled way high up; and then you’re going to move your mouth to a pucker. As you move your mouth to a pucker you are just going to let your tongue kind of go along for the ride and it’ll end up in the middle of your mouth: o.

And now for a sentence: Oh! I still owe you for dinner at the O.

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