The vowel Sound of o as in soft

This is a sound between o as in odd and o as in orb. But the sound used by the majority of speakers in these words is either that of o in odd or o in orb shortened.

Phonetic symbol: ˈɔ

often

toss

loss

broth

Boston

dog

floss

scoff

boss

lost

froth

strong

moss

wrong

frost

cloth

moth

soft

throng

c r oss

thong

cough

trough

gloss

tongs

gone

dross

Lacross

  1. The days are cold, the nights are long, the north wind sings a doleful song'
  2. James has gone to look for the lost prong.
  3. Moths often spoil woolen cloth.
  4. While in Boston Goff drank strong coffee.
  5. They found the trough and the tongs in the loft.
  6. The scoffer was bound with a strong thong.
  7. The broth and the coffee soiled the white cloth.
  8. He fastened the long thong to the wrong dog.
  9. The soft cloth was embroidered with glossy floss.
  10. Eleanor Ross tossed the ball into the trough.
  11. The dog barked softly in the frosty night as he crossed the long trail.